Guidance for Australian business

Provides guidance for Australian businesses seeking to take advantage of the opportunities created by the Chile-Australia Free Trade Agreement, including greater market access and reduced import tariffs in Chile.

Key resources

For more information on doing business in Chile and about specific export opportunities, visit the Australian Trade Commission’s (Austrade) website. As well as country-specific information, the Austrade website also has a database that can be searched by industry.

A key Chilean implementing agency for the FTA is the General Directorate of International Economic Affairs in the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs (known as DIRECON). Information from DIRECON on the Australia-Chile FTA.

Australian exporters seeking to access new opportunities under the Australia-Chile FTA may wish to obtain more information on rules of origin and other requirements from the Australian Customs Service.

If you have questions about detailed tariff outcomes, ongoing negotiations or how to obtain Rules of Origin certifications, contact DFAT.

  • South America and COALAR Section
    Americas and Africa Division
    Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Phone: +61 2 6261 3236
  • Fax: +61 2 6261 3629

Additional information


Last Updated: 29 September 2015

 

Chile market snapshot

  • GDP: US$240 billion (2015)
  • GDP per capita: GDP per capita: US$13,331 (2015)
  • Population: 17.8 million (2014)
  • Trade with Australia: AU$1.586 billion (2014-15)
  • Exports to Chile: AU$431 million (2014-15)
  • Imports from Chile: AU$1.155 billion (2014-15)

Contact us

  • Phone: +61 2 6261 3274
  • Fax: +61 2 6261 3629
  • Mail:
    South America and COALAR Section
    Americas Division
    Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    R.G. Casey Building, John McEwen Crescent
    BARTON ACT 0221

For media enquiries, please call DFAT Media Liaison Section +61 2 6261 1555

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