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Copy of Country analysis about Chile

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ali veli

on 24 May 2013

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Reaction of a Peruvian friend when I told him to make a country profile about Chile: "Are you kidding me. You can't take this stupid country!" At the end of our presentation you may understand his reaction ... Agenda 1. Introduction 2. PESTLE Analysis 3. SWOT Analysis 4. Conclusions 2. PESTEL ANALYSIS Political Situation Official: Republica de Chile capital: Santiago de Chile President: Sebastián Piñera BBC: "South America’s most stable and prosperous nation" 1971 - 1988: coup d'état Economic Situation Social / Ethnic Situation Population: 17,216,945 Multiethnic country: Gini coefficient: 52.1 (rather high) Educational system is a major problem Population below poverty line: 15.1% (2009 est.) Education almost privatized appr. 800 US$ per student invested in education system 70% of students have to take a loan for their educations 45% of students have to go to public schools only 4.4% of GDP spent in education (UN recommends 7.0%) Chilean students protesting Technological Situation maritime terminals in every region except of Santiago Environmental Situation Legal Situation giant copper (17.5 % of GDP) sources 40% of the world’s copper is in Chile Civil law system influenced by several West European civil legal systems producing four times more than the 2nd biggest copper producer Copper other export goods timber, iron ore, nitrates, precious metals, wine, molybdenum and hydropower Natural Hazards Volcanos along the Andes Mountains Severe earthquakes Tsunamis Threats: deforestation working hours: maximum of 48 hours per week; 10 hours per day bad relationship between these countries to this day « only 10% of Chileans think the administration is handling education policy well » extensive employment laws; low level of income Employment laws Legal system mostly from Italy
800,000 with Asian descend Chilean universities are regarded as the best in Latin America the average Chilean is in debt 22.4 times of his monthly income Socio-economic facts GPD: $319,4 billion (#43 in the world) GPD per capita: $18.400 - richest country in Latin America strongest sovereign bond rating in South America economic growth: 5% Public debt: 10.1% of GDP Inflation rate: 2,8% Exports: $83.66 billion market - oriented economy Median household income: $7.851 distribution problem 3. SWOT Analysis Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats many resources trade agreements free market economy ports in each region natural hazards: volcanos, earthquakes, tsunamis border conflicts with Peru and Bolivia good telecommunication dependence of resources renewable energy: wind, water, sun public education distribution of wealth tourism prohibition of forced or compulsory labor acceptable conditions of work Economic facts National accounts mature telecommunication market pioneer in new telecommunication technologies world leader in the use of Facebook Infrastructure Connectivity International airport in Santiago Only 0.6% of GDP invested in R&D violation of human rights mining country profile Republic of Chile by Florian Witt, Jan Henking & Philip Lindenblatt reformed civil law system red = connectivity rate 6,21 Chile 2010 Chile 2011 Argentina 2011 Brazil 2011 5,46 Government spending in education 5,14 6,06 Bolivia claims a corridor to the Pacific Ocean http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/403889/chile/ Renewable energy Hydro energy (Andes) Wind energy (Pacific coast) Sun energy (Atacama desert) water pollution air pollution smog in Santiago 5. Discussion ... but ... Palace of Justice (Santiago) Augusto Pinochet Salvador Allende Judicial review of legislative acts by the Constitutional Tribunal 6 days per week minimum income: 58,900 chil$ (100 €) prohibition of child labor 4. Conclusions Attractiveness for companies (+) free market oriented economy many resources well-trained employees outstanding private universities liberal employment laws cheap production of energy Difficulties in Chile (-) permanent threats due to natural disasters extensive segregation in education bad relationship to neighbor states major inequality 1878 - 1883: War of the Pacific winning northern territories from Bolivia and Peru 5. Discussion Thank you for your attention! Do you have any questions? General facts against Salvador Allende and following Pinochet dictatorship but also a reason for the present economic success Regulations??? Health and Safety?? 7,082 km of railways 77,764 km of roadways Metros in Santiago and Valparaíso first South American country in OECD Innovations Biotech innovations improvements mining industry salmon fishing less expensive and environmentally destructive trade agreements with the European Union,
the United States and Asian countries unemployment rate: 6.4% Chicago Boys Recent decision: building a bridge over the Chacao Channel - costs: 740 million US$
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