Focused Trade Mission to Chile

Focused Trade Mission to Chile

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Focused Trade Mission to Chile

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Sep 09, 2019 - Sep 11, 2019

Santiago, Chile

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Chile, with a population of 17.6 million in 2017, and is a centralized country both economically and demographically. It is estimated that in and around the country’s capital, Santiago de Chile in the metropolitan region, 46.5% of the GDP is produced and more than half of the population live. Chile has an open economy and is very committed to trade liberalization. Chile has 26 trade agreements with 66 economies - notably the U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which entered into force in 2004. As of 2015, all trade tariffs were successfully eliminated and 100% of all U.S. exports enter Chile duty-free. 

Chile is the largest market for U.S. consumer food exports in South America. The 2017 total of consumer food exports to Chile grew a whopping 39% to nearly US$676 million, a new record high by US$175 million. Chile is also now the largest market in South America for U.S. processed food product exports, totaling US$472.4 million, up 35% and also a new record high by about US$66 million. 

Early Registration Deadline: May 31, 2019 - $400 
Registration Deadline: June 28, 2019 - $600

Visit Two Markets At Once! Register for Two Back-to-Back Missions and Save!

Register for the Focused Trade Mission to Peru. September 12 - 13, 2019 
Register by the early deadline and receive each mission for only $325. After the early deadline, receive each mission for only $525.*

*Registration for both missions must occur on the same transaction to be eligible for the discount. If one of the mission registrations is cancelled, the discount is forfeited for the remaining mission.

Services May Include:

  • One-on-one meetings with qualified buyers
  • Pre-event custom product research
  • Market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Retail store tour
  • Interpreter
  • Translation of up to 2 pages of materials to local language
  • Table top showcase and trade reception
  • Inclusion in Trade Mission brochure containing your company profile, contact details and product lines
  • On-site assistance by Food Export's In-Market Representative
  • Identifying top leads

Sunday, September 8, 2019
Suppliers arrive in Santiago

Monday, September 9th 2019
Market briefing by local USDA/FAS office
Retail tour

Tuesday, September 10th 2019
Attend Espacio Food & Service 2019
Trade Reception at USA Pavilion (show opening)
One-on-one meetings

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Attend Espacio Food & Service 2019
One-on-one meetings
Fly to Lima for Focused Trade Mission to Peru (if applicable)

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Attend Espacio Food & Service 2019 (optional)

Top U.S. processed food exports to Chile included:

  • Beer and wine
  • Processed/prepared dairy products
  • Food preparations
  • Prepared/preserved meats
  • Condiments and sauces
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Distilled spirits and other alcoholic beverages
  • Chocolate and confectionery
  • Snack foods

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