Essential information

Ongoing leadership
Sophisticated talent
Entrepreneural Enviroment
A Latin American hub

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.

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 forwardlooking, 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).

Mining Equipment, Technology & Services – METS

Chile has a mining investment and project pipeline for 2019- 2026  of  US$22 bn in execution and US$31 bn in evaluation. (Mining Council Report 2019).

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


Your local contact

Christoff Janse van Vuuren

Investment Promotion Executive



By exploring projects & setting up operations in Chile, your company will operate inside a market that also has the sector’s global players. You will benefit by having:

• Access to a mature and competitive local market.

• The possibility of expanding your sales by optimizing the goods and supply logistics services to your customers.

• An updated national mining catalogue with +30 exploration projects available for adquisitions, joint-ventures or financing (National Geology and Mining Service –Sernageomin 2019).



Mining Industry
in Chile eBook

Mining Guide
3rd edition