PESTLE Insights: Chile – Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Mining, manufacturing and utilities contributed 25.5% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2019, followed by financial intermediation, real estate and business activities (24.8%) and other services (18.2%). In nominal terms, the three sectors are expected to grow by 5.8%, 7.0% and 7.1%, respectively in 2020.

Four major regions in Chile generated around 67.1% of the country’s GDP, comprising o 66% of the country’s population as per the latest available data

Financial services received highest amount of FDI in 2018


– According to the World Bank’s Logistic Performance Index (LPI), Chile ranked 34th out of 160 countries in 2018, a sharp improvement from 46th in 2016

– The overall IGPA index exhibits a declining trend over last one year. As of January 6, 2020, the IGPA index stood at 24,342.37, compared to 26,299.34 on January 7, 2019.

Reasons to buy

- Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.

- PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations

- Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.

- This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

Companies mentioned


Banco de Chile


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits

Did you Know?

Country Highlights

Country Snapshot

PESTLE Insights

Political Landscape

Economic Landscape

Social Landscape

Technological Landscape

Legal Landscape

Environmental Landscape


List of Figures

List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Chile’s Performance in the Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Latin America and the World

Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)

Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index

Exhibit 4: Chile Stock Index (IGPA)

Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 6: FDI inflows (2013–2018) and investments by sector (2015-2018)

Exhibit 7: Total FDI by region (2018) and investment by country (2015-2018)

Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators

Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2019e)

Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance (2015-2022f))

Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2015-2018

Exhibit 14: Ores, Slag and Ash, % Share in World’s Total, 2018

Exhibit 15: Interest Rates (October 2015 – July 2019)

Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 17: Public Finance (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 18: General Government Debt (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 21: Labour Cost Index (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)

Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)

Exhibit 24: Gender Split (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)

Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2019e

Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Population, 2019

Exhibit 27: High-technology exports (% of manufactured exports), 2018

Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Chile 2020

Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2019

Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions (2012-17)


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