Includes how foreign exchange is managed and implications for U.S. business.
Last Published: 8/10/2017

Chile has no restrictions on incoming and outgoing foreign capital. Reserve requirements for external capital, and the prior authorization requirement to enter funds associated with external loans, investment, working capital, bonds and ADRs, have been eliminated. Limitations on capital and profit repatriation were also eliminated. Foreign trade finance operations (both import and export) are allowed to perform their foreign exchange transactions in the open market.
Foreign exchange operations are relatively active and efficient in Chile. As a general rule, currency may be freely traded in two markets: the informal and the interbank market (formal). Prior to receiving authorization, Chile’s Central Bank requires confirmation that the trade finance transactions, foreign loans, capital flows, and profit repatriation will be executed through a commercial bank (formal market).

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