Cooperatives grew 11.8% in 2020 despite COVID-19

In 2020, despite the global health crisis resulting from COVID-19, the number of cooperatives grew by 11.8% compared to the previous year. This is according to figures from the Division of Associations and Cooperatives (formerly DAES) of the Ministry of Economy. Cooperative are still expanding this year. As of February 2021, there were 1,394 active cooperatives in Chile which represents an increase of 9.7% compared to the same period in 2020.

Source: Diario Estrategia