The IMACEC number is Chile’s monthly proxy reading to the country GDP and it’s usually fairly accurate (damned site more reliable than the BS out of its neighbours Argentina and Peru, for one thing). Here’s the chart 2005 to date and we see how Chile has moved out of the late ’08 crisis slump and is back on track.
South America’s only truly serious country, doing fine again. By the way, it’s due to its seriousness that I’d never live there. No fun, y’see. DYODD.