Chile’s GDP grew 0.3 % in 2021 first quarter, amid second wave of the pandemic

According to the Central bank, domestic demand increased 6.7% year-on-year due to a strong increase in trade.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew 0.3 % in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same period of the previous year, in the middle of the second wave of the pandemic that pushed the health system to the limit and forced to confine a large part of the country, the Central Bank reported on Tuesday.

According to the Central bank, domestic demand for the country increased 6.7% year on year due to a strong increase in trade and, to a lesser extent, an increase in agricultural and forestry activities and the manufacturing . . .

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