The country’s key industry are raw material based including mining, forestry, agriculture and viticulture, presenting opportunities for Swedish technologies and solutions which increase productivity or decrease costs for the extraction and related manufacturing processes. Other key opportunities are in healthcare, ICT and transport.
Chile is also well known for excellence in research especially in astronomy, healthcare, food solutions and sustainable technologies. This is thanks to a well-educated workforce and strong academia in the country attracting and developing both national and international experts.
The Pacific Alliance is one of the most important trading blocks in the world, and is formed of Chile alongside Colombia, Mexico and Peru. In fact the Pacific Alliance represents a market of 217 million people, 38% of GDP and 50% of total trade in Latin America and the Caribbean. Therefore, many international companies use Chile as a base for regional operations and a leap pad into other markets.
The opportunities for both small and large Swedish companies are numerous. Whatever your industry we can offer comprehensive and expert advice to support your company launch and expand in the region.
Further information about key sectors in Chile, Argentina and Peru is available in the document "Capitalise on Untapped Opportunities in Argentina, Chile and Peru" under "Reports and facts".