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Iquique Free Trade Zone in Chile

Iquique Free Trade Zone Brought to you by mercatrade.com A huge free trade zone based in the city of Iquique, close to the western border with Argentina. Established in 1975, the Iquique Free Trade Zone has seen explosive growth thanks to an ideal location and huge interest from China and the United States. With over 200 hectares of industrial and commercial space, there are well over 1600 companies based in the limits - making use of the favorable tax conditions and local labor force of over 200,000 38 years old Established in 1975 General Facts ........... 15% 200 hectares 1600+ companles 216,000 75,000 Set over 200 hectares of commercial trading space, more than 1600 companies operate here. Unemployment has halved 7% from 15% percent in 1975. Population of the town has more than doubled from 75,000 to 216,000. Figures million 2012 2012 2000 1100 2005 2005 Sales Purchases Main Trading Partners 2404 milion dollars of sales are made from Chile, with the remaining 2007 million dollars of sales made abroad. (45% of sales are abroad- primarily Paraguay, Bolivia and Peru) 45% abroad sales The largest overseas sellers working in lqluque are: Bolivia - S3% of sales abroad (1057 milion dollars in 2012) Paraguay - 20% of sales abroad (395 mllion dollars in 2012) Peru - 18% of sales abroad (359 milon dollars in 2012) 55% from Chile Peru Bolivia Sales Paraguay 18% 53% 20% Overseas Sellers TOP 3 Selling Products S314 million 2006 01 Combustibles S27 millon and Lubricants 2012 02 Automotive Parts $725million 2012 Electronic Components 03 $471 million 2012 TOP Purchasing Countries S248 million 2005 seo8 million, 2012 $403 million, 2012 $2037 million, 2012 19% 42% 9% USA Japan $439 million, 2012 8% Chile Sources 1) http://www.zofri.cl/images/stories/2012/2013/marzo/boletin_12.pdf 2) http://www.csmonitor.com/1987/1124/fchile.html 3) http://www.miamidade.gov/oedit/sister_city_iquique.asp About mercatrade.com Mercatrade is the leading online B2B marketplace, helping importers and exporters do business in one of the world's fastest growing market - LATIN AMERICA @mercatrade f www.facebook.com/MercaTradelatinAmerica mercatrade 8* plus.google.com/101601720121076767324/about CONNECT WITH LATIN AMERICA in http://www.linkedin.com/company/mercatrade-sa www.mercatrade.com

Iquique Free Trade Zone in Chile

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