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INTERNATIONAL
FOCUS
TRADE
MISSION
TO CHILE:
AUGUST
2018

THE Auto Care Association will be
hosting its second trade mission of
2018 to Chile on Aug. 21- 22 as part of
the Market Development Cooperator
Program (MDCP) award the association
received from the U.S. Department
of Commerce to support export
promotion projects in Latin America.
The trade mission to Chile is a
business development opportunity
designed to assist U.S. companies in
the automotive industry in gaining firsthand market information and meeting
with potential clients and partners, who
are pre-screened to match participants'
specific business objectives.
Trade mission packages include
prearranged private businessto-business meetings, hotel
accommodations, local transportation,
meals, interpreters, market overview
briefing and networking reception.
The trade mission is open to all
companies in the industry, with
qualifying companies eligible to
receive a $1,500 offset of the
trade mission package cost.

Under the United States - Chile
Free Trade Agreement (FTA), 100
percent of U.S. consumer and industrial
goods exported to the region are no
longer subject to tariffs. Chile is stable,
prosperous and consistently ranks
high on international indices relating
to economic freedom, transparency
and competitiveness. In addition,
macroeconomic stability and growing
integration with international capital
markets has earned Chile an A+ credit
rating, the highest in Latin America.
Previous trade missions to Latin
American countries, organized by the
Auto Care Association in collaboration
with the U.S. Department of Commerce,
include Guatemala, Peru, Colombia,
Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition,
a trade mission to Costa Rica will
take place May 21-22, 2018.
For details and to register please
visit autocare.org/trade-missions.
For more information, please contact
Carolina Arregoces at 240-333-1037 or
at carolina.arregoces@autocare.org.

FACTS ON CHILE
ƒ Chile is a strong trading partner and export market for U.S.
companies, due to its open market policies, zero tariffs, stable
democratic government and solid business practices.
ƒ Chile ranks high on international indices relating to economic
freedom, transparency and competitiveness.
ƒ Chile has an A+ credit rating due to its macroeconomic stability
and growing integration with international capital markets.
ƒ U.S. brands are the top sellers in Chile and accounted for 30%
of the auto parts imported in 2016.
ƒ Aftermarket parts in Chile account for 70% of the market, while
30% are OEM.

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