On June 5, 2017, the Hon. François-Philippe Champagne and Heraldo Muñoz, Chile’s Minister of Foreign Affairs signed Amending Agreements to modernize the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). The modernized CCFTA will support an open, inclusive and progressive rules-based trading environment. The most recent amendments to the CCFTA are:

Global Affairs Canada stated that 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the CCFTA). During that period, bilateral merchandise trade has more than tripled growing to $2.4 billion in 2016. At the end of 2016, the stock of Canadian investment in Chile was $16.5 billion, making Chile the top direct investment destination in South and Central America. For additional information, see the CCFTA page at Global Affairs Canada,