Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2004 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 7 No. 2, Issue of August 15, 2004
 

Table 6. Competitive industries of the Chilean economy and their global markets.

Productive sector

Competitive advantage

Number of firms

Exports
(US$ million 2002)

Revenue per firm
(US$ million 2002)

Market size worldwide
(US$ million 2001)

Market share %

Mining

Cost advantage, World’s biggest reserves

37

7,025

189.86

20,646

34.03

Forestry

Cost advantage, Plantation management

35

2,104

60.11

17,027

12.36

Fruit

Cost advantage, Opposite seasonality

117

1,319

11.27

8,710

15.14

Aquaculture

Cost advantage, Quality

23

973

42.30

5,182

18.78

Wine

Cost advantage, Quality

76

600

7.89

12,666

4.74

Total

-

288

12,021

-

64,231

-


Source: Food and Agricultural Organisation, the Chilean Copper Commission and Chilean export database.


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