Exports to China exceed $27 billion

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2020 Chile exported more than $27 billion to China. The amount implies a substantial increase compared to 2019, as shipments grew 21%, the second highest increase in the last 10 years. Furthermore, the resources traded represent a record in sales to that country.

Chilean fruit production facing 50% losses

The recent severe weather in central Chile has directly impacted the fruit growing industry, bringing severe losses to peaches, grapes, and blueberries. The chairman of Fedefruta stated that they are facing a loss of up to 50% in table grapes, which is one of the most seriously affected fruits in the fruit sector. The losses of peaches, blueberries, and other fruits are between 60%-100%.