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This section contains a selection of authoritative sources to provide business intelligence about Chile.
Library resources (netname authentication access)
These resources are licensed by the libraries and may be accessed with your netname.
- Economist Intelligence Unit: Country profiles. Search for your country in the main search box of the landing page. On the landing page of your country, use the reports tab (second to last on the right) to:
- Generate a PDF file with all data for the country (about 50 pages)
- Access the archive of all Chile reports for more.
- PassportGMID (Global Market Information Database): Worldwide consumer market reports (includes Canada). Two things to click on this system, you can watch the video below for a walk-through.
- Countries & Consumers > Consumer Trends & Lifestyles > ANALYSIS FINDER > Consumer Lifestyles > Chile
- Search > Browse and Select Relevant Topics > Choose Geographies > Reports & Statistics
These resources are available from the free web. Some may have a paywall after viewing a few articles, so click deliberately.
- The Economist's tag on Chile (weekly british business and international news magazine). We have a digital subscription to The Economist on these databases.
- Doing business in Chile, a global ranking of countries by the World Bank and the IMF.
- CIA World Factbook - Chile, what our friends at the USA's Central Intelligence Agency have to say about Chile. Make sure you listen to Chile's national anthem played by the CIA Orchestra.
- Government information:
- Chamber of commerce (look for news, publications, annual reports, trade shows and other events, member companies, members of committees or of the executive, etc.)
- Cámara Nacional de Comercio, Servicios y Turismo de Chile, the International chamber of commerce's national committee for Chile
- North American Chilean Chamber of Commerce
- Cámara de Comercio Chile-Canadá
- Chile-US Chamber of commerce
- British Chilean Chamber of commerce
- Australia-Chile Chamber of commerce
- Looking at travel websites will also provide for interesting social information about a country. See Cile's provile on WikiTravel as well as Lonely Planet (for lower-end travel information) or Fodor's (for the higher-end). You may also want to borrow travel guides from your local public library.
Industry Information on the Business Research Portal