November 24, 2005
Chile's GDP grew 5.2% in the third quarter of this year, driven by strong c
Chile's GDP grew 5.2% in the third quarter of this year, driven by strong copper prices and consumer spending. The rate of growth is, however, down on the second quarter expansion of 6.5% as a strengthening peso is having an effect on exporters. The economy has expanded in every quarter for the past six years since coming out of recession at the end of 1999.