• 1999-
VI Salon Del Meuble in Santiago, Chile
Chile is an active member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) since 1994. Liberalization of the world trade is a core priority for the Chile and under the Free Trade Agreement, major non-tariff barriers, eg. subsidiaries, involved customs procedures, and other discretionary mechanisms are substantially reduced.

Chile has the most outward oriented economy of Latin America, with a uniform lower import duties in 1999 is 10% down by 1% from 1998.