Industrial production in Chile increased 1.0 percent year-on-year in December 2018, following a 0.4 percent gain in the previous month. Manufacturing output rebounded (0.8 percent from -4.7 percent in November), mainly due to machinery & equipment (+18.6 percent) and paper & paper products (+8.1 percent). Additionally, output rose further for utilities (0.8 percent from 0.7 percent), namely gas (+33.3 percent) and water (+0.8 percent) while electricity supply dropped (-2.6 percent). On the other hand, output growth slowed for mining & quarrying (1.3 percent from 5.7 percent), as cooper production went up at a softer pace (4.3 percent from 7.0 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, industrial production fell 1.5 percent, after an upwardly revised 2.0 percent increase in November. Industrial Production in Chile averaged 1.90 percent from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 14.05 percent in May of 2000 and a record low of -11.50 percent in February of 2009.

Industrial Production in Chile is expected to be 1.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Chile to stand at -0.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Chile Industrial Production is projected to trend around 3.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-31 12:00 PM Industrial Production YoY -3.2% -1.7% 2.7%
2018-11-30 12:00 PM Industrial Production YoY 2.0% -3.2% -2.6%
2018-12-31 12:00 PM Industrial Production YoY 0.4% 2.0% 3.2%
2019-01-31 12:00 PM Industrial Production YoY 1% 0.4% 3.4%
2019-02-28 12:00 PM Industrial Production YoY 1% 2.1%
2019-03-29 12:00 PM Industrial Production YoY
2019-04-30 12:00 PM Industrial Production YoY 1.8%


Chile Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 50.67 48.81 64.43 37.24 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.00 0.40 14.05 -11.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.50 2.00 10.50 -8.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.80 -4.70 32.00 -14.20 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 441.58 743.86 1699.00 -1516.27 CLP Billion [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 34981.00 33518.00 39263.00 21184.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 2.60 3.10 12.60 -4.40 percent [+]
Internet Speed 9258.62 8567.16 9258.62 1097.83 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3793061.00 3843649.00 3924514.00 1174118.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 94.00 106.00 157.00 0.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 1.30 5.70 36.80 -21.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 56.00 55.00 57.00 34.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 70.26 69.37 70.26 4.58 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 33.00 34.00 35.00 26.00 [+]
Copper Production 560.90 540.70 560.90 356.20 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 67.00 67.00 79.40 60.50 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 27.00 26.00 27.00 14.00 [+]


Chile Industrial Production

In Chile, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides - Chile Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Chile Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 0.40 14.05 -11.50 1997 - 2018 percent Monthly
2014=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina -14.70 Dec/18
Australia 2.80 Sep/18
Brazil -3.60 Dec/18
Canada 4.20 Oct/18
China 5.70 Dec/18
Euro Area -4.20 Dec/18
France -1.40 Dec/18
Germany -3.90 Dec/18
India 2.40 Dec/18
Indonesia 0.60 Oct/18
Italy -5.50 Dec/18
Japan -1.90 Dec/18
Mexico -2.50 Dec/18
Netherlands 0.40 Nov/18
Russia 1.10 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 5.84 Jun/18
Singapore 2.70 Dec/18
South Africa 0.10 Dec/18
South Korea 1.60 Dec/18
Spain -6.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 1.40 Sep/18
Turkey -9.80 Dec/18
United Kingdom -0.90 Dec/18
United States 3.80 Jan/19


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