Chile Freight Transport and Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Chile Freight Transport and Shipping Report

Chile Freight Transport and Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Chile Freight Transport and Shipping Report
Published Aug 20, 2016
43 pages — Published Aug 20, 2016
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Chilean real GDP growth will be modest in ----, but begin accelerating in ----. Copper sector weakness will remain a drag on economic activity until copper prices begin to firm in Q--- and this will weigh on rail freight and road freight volumes to differing degrees. ...Copper sector weakness will remain a drag on economic activity until copper prices begin to firm in Q--- and this will weigh on rail freight and road freight volumes to differing degrees. Public infrastructure projects and improving investor interest in the region will underpin rising investment, bolstering the country s growth outlook over the coming years and improving efficiencies for freight transport companies. We maintain our forecast for growth of -.- in ---- and expect growth of -.- in ----. ...This was largely driven by currency moves, and we project a stronger year for the peso in ----.

...Chile s current account deficit will widen modestly in ----, due to weakening exports in light of low copper prices. We forecast the deficit to widen to -.- in ----, from -.- in ----. This represents a significant upward revision of our previous forecast for a -.- deficit for ---- in light of a more modest export contraction than previously. This will combine with export diversification, increased capital inflows, and a strengthening Chilean peso to reinforce the country s balance of payments position in the coming quarters, supporting Chile s sovereign credentials. The Chilean peso will appreciate over H---, driven by a mild rebound in copper prices. ...In the coming months, supply cuts from major copper producers will underpin rising copper prices. From a spot rate of USD-,---/tonne, we expect copper prices to average above USD-,---/ tonne for the remainder of the year which will push the peso higher.

...The government s medium-term infrastructure plan will be instrumental in boosting the capacity of the freight sector in the country and enabling it to meet any increased demand that may arise from both a general economic recovery and the opening up of trade routes by the TPP agreement. Investment in airport, rail and road infrastructure should help to bolster volumes. ...

  
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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. "Chile Freight Transport and Shipping Report" Aug 20, 2016. Alacra Store. Dec 10, 2016. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/Chile-Freight-Transport-and-Shipping-Report-2026-1851>
  
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