The commercial surplus decreased to 4121 million dollars in 2015. 46% less than the last year, as a consequence of the drop of copper prices.
The annual rate was completed after the register of exportations among january and december scored US.362 million, representing a fall of 13.6% regarding to the past year, and the importations registered a decrease of 12.8%. According to the information provided by the Central Bank.
Only in December the economy scored a commercial shortfall of 150 million dollars, after exportations for US million and importations of million dollars.
The fall was influenced by the collapse of the copper prices and the impact over the Chilean economy due to we are the main producer of the red metal in the world.
For 2016 the Central Bank is projecting a commercial surplus of US million.