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Creating the mining industry of tomorrow: productive & sustainable

Chile is a worldwide leader in mining. We have the experience to be your strategic partners in innovation projects by adding value to your company.

Chile’s attributes

Location. When it comes to metals, Chile has got it: 22% of the world’s copper reserves, 11% of the molybdenum reserves, 5% of the silver reserves, 7% of gold and 48% of the world’s lithium reserves.

Experience. Chile is a mature, transparent and stable mining jurisdiction. We have a highly technological mining sector that fosters specialized human capital, facilitating the development of a cluster of suppliers that meets world-class standards.

Chile is exporting technology mining services to 39 markets, estimating US$ 94 million in 2017. Key Markets: Peru, USA and Mexico.

The largest mining companies in the world operate in our country and the investment forecasts are for more than US$ 60 billion over the next seven years.

Vision of the future. We are promoting forward looking, integrated and sustainable mining. Committed to increasing productivity & sustainability, we strive to foster innovation and collaboration between mining companies, the surrounding communities & the suppliers to the industry.

Mining Exploration. Our competitive edge and solid economic foundations  makes us the 4th country globally in terms of company exploration budget (Cochilco/SNL Metals & Mining 2017).

Chile has a mining investment and project pipeline for the 2022-2029 period of US$ 43 bn in declared projects and US$31 in evaluation. (Mining Council Report 2022)

Mining companies here spend over US$15 bn annually, on  machinery, auxiliary services and technology to keep their operations running.

Download Mining Industry in Chile eBook:

  • Introduction and Overview of the Mining Sector
  • Logistics Serving the Mining Sector
  • Copper, Chile’s King of Metals
  • Main Players and Operations
  • Geological Potential of the Country
  • Mining Legislation
  • Relevant Information and Business Opportunities in Mining
  • Relevant Mining Associations

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Christoff Janse van Vuuren
Investment Promotion Executive


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