Overview In September 2023 Chile exported $6.92B and imported $5.34B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $1.58B. Between September 2022 and September 2023 the exports of Chile have decreased by $-936M (-11.9%) from $7.86B to $6.92B, while imports decreased by $-183M (-3.32%) from $5.52B to $5.34B.
Trade In September 2023, the top exports of Chile were Copper Ore ($1.89B), Refined Copper ($1.31B), Carbonates ($285M), Commodities not elsewhere specified ($284M), and Fish Fillets ($283M). In September 2023 the top imports of Chile were Telephones ($614M), Medical Instruments ($211M), Computers ($195M), Orthopedic Appliances ($189M), and Laboratory Reagents ($169M).
Origins In September 2023 the exports of Chile were mainly from Las Condes ($2.73B), Santiago ($1.78B), Puerto Montt ($321M), La Serena ($137M), and Providencia ($115M), while imports destinations were mainly Las Condes ($1.63B), Providencia ($671M), Quilicura ($544M), Santiago ($490M), and Huechuraba ($416M).
Destinations In September 2023, Chile exported mostly to China ($2.54B), United States ($1.24B), Japan ($471M), South Korea ($388M), and Brazil ($338M), and imported mostly from United States ($2.13B), Switzerland ($588M), China ($274M), Sweden ($219M), and Germany ($199M).
Growth In September 2023, the decrease in Chile's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to China ($-316M or -11.1%), Japan ($-212M or -31.1%), and South Korea ($-118M or -23.3%), and product exports decrease in Carbonates ($-338M or -54.3%), Raw Copper ($-175M or -73.3%), and Refined Copper ($-130M or -9.04%). In September 2023, the decrease in Chile's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Brazil ($-311M or -66.7%), China ($-96.4M or -26%), and Argentina ($-95.8M or -44.4%), and product imports decrease in Bovine Meat ($-159M or -60%), Gas Turbines ($-60.2M or -86%), and Knit T-shirts ($-40.6M or -62.3%).