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Why Chile?

Chile is a
country with unrivalled climatic, geographic and human conditions,
which is renowned for its open economy and ranking in the world.

Chile has some of the clearest skies in the world and large fresh water reserves. Also, its unique geographic and weather characteristics create an island effect from the phytosanitary perspective.

The Atacama Desert to the north, the Andes to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west and Antarctica to the south are natural barriers that isolate food production and protect it from pests and disease.

Chile is a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which is indicative of its integrity, solidity and perseverance.

The country is ranked 24 among 176 countries on Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index.

With 26 free trade agreements (FTA) signed with 64 economies, Chile has free access to the world’s largest markets.

Today Chile has preferential access to 64.1% of the world population and 86.3% of global GDP.

Chile has achieved international recognition for the development of productive sectors thanks to the emergence of companies developing solutions and qualified professionals who work day in and day out to find answers to shared and specific problems.

Somos el Nº1 en Latinoamérica
  • 2017 Index of Economic Freedom

    World: 10 of 180
    Heritage Foundation

  • 2016 Global Connectivity Index

    World: 23 of 50
    Huawei.com

  • 2017 Global Competitiveness Report

    World: 36 of 61
    International Institute for Management Development

  • 2017 Global Food Security Index

    World: 24 of 113
    EIU

  • 2016 Global Information Technology Report

    World: 38 of 139
    World Economic Forum

  • 2016 Cities in Motion Index

    World: 80 of 181
    IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra, España

  • 2017 Global Innovation Index

    World: 46 of 127
    www.globalinnovationindex.org

  • 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Index

    World: 33 of 137
    World Economic Forum

  • 2016 Leading Adventure Tourism Destination

    Winner in South America
    www.worldtravelawards.com

  • 2016 Refugees Welcome Index

    Score: 59 of 85
    Amnesty International - Topline Report from GlobeScan

The world's biggest exporter

  • Fresh grapes
  • Fresh blueberries
  • Fresh salmon fillets
  • Lithium carbonate
  • Iodine
  • Potassium nitrate
  • Copper cathodes
  • Fresh cherries
  • Fresh plums
  • Dehydrated apples
  • Toasted malt
  • Mussels
  • Frozen salmon fillets
  • Frozen sea urchin roe
  • Raw coniferous pulp

The world's second biggest exporter

  • Fishmeal
  • Prunes
  • Frozen raspberries
  • Steel balls for grinding ore
  • Flower bulbs in dormant period

The world's third biggest exporter

  • Raisins
  • Walnuts
  • Frozen turkey pieces
  • Agar-Agar
  • Inulin
  • High profile tyres
  • Shelled walnuts
  • Frozen Chilean jack mackerel