Highlights of Chile

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Edition 2012 - 2013

  • The economy had a positive growth of 5.6%.
  • At the end of 2012, the copper price reached an average of US$ 361 cents per pound, lower than the 2011 average of US$ 399.7 cents per pound.
  • The total authorized foreign direct investment (FDI) channeled through DL 600 reached an historic record of US$ 16,770 million.
  • Chile consolidates as the best credit risk rated country of Latin America.
  • The estimated annual average unemployment rate reached 6.4% and the annual average inflation during 2012 was 3.0%.
  • Tax reform was passed during third quarter 2012.

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