Chile´s Economy Grew 4.1% YoY in Q1

In the first quarter of 2013, Chile´s GDP expanded 4.1 percent yoy, down from the 5.7 percent expansion registered in the previous quarter.
Duarte Ricardo | 5/20/2013 1:53:31 PM

Total consumption increased 5.5 percent, after rising 7.3 percent in the previous quarter.

Investment registered a gain of 9.6 percent, below the 18.1 percent recorded in the previous three month period.

Exports increased only 1 percent, while imports rose 8.2 percent.

On quarter-over-quarter basis, the GDP expanded 0.5 percent, down from the 1.5 percent gain recorded in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Chile´s Economy Grew 4.1% YoY in Q1