Offices & Departments
Economic & Political Section
The Embassy's Economic and Political Section is staffed by officers from the U.S. Department of State.
analyze political developments and their potential impact on U.S. interests
promote adoption by the host country of foreign policy decisions which support U.S. interests
- and advise U.S. business executives on the local political climate.
- Advise U.S. businesses on the local investment climate and economic trends
- negotiate trade and investment agreements to open markets and level the playing field
- analyze and report on macroeconomic trends and trade policies and their potential impact on U.S. interests;
- and promote adoption of economic policies by foreign countries which further U.S. interests.
Science and Technology Cooperation (S&T): Resource officers counsel U.S. businesses on issues of natural resources--including minerals, oil, and gas and energy--and analyze and report on local natural resource trends and trade policies and their potential impact on U.S. interests.
Environment, Science, and Technology (EST) officers analyze and report on EST developments and their potential impact on U.S. policies and programs.
U.S. - Chile Environmental and Science and Technology Cooperation Issues
Chile's Economy and Commerce
- Dataweb, from the U.S. International Trade Commission - Trade and commercial statistics
- Chilean Foreign Investment Committee - Investment statistics and information
- Amcham - Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce
For further information on U.S. policy in this hemisphere
- Department of State's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Home Page
- Organization of American States (OAS).
For documents, search the Department of State's Freedom of Information Act section.
For Human Rights and Democracy
- Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
- The Political Data Base of the Americas at Georgetown University offers an array of links to information on Chile (use search engine).
Contact IPR Related-Issues
U.S. Embassy in Santiago's Contact for IPR-Related IssuesAlexander Bryan
U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile