Category: South America

Chile Environment

Chile Environment

THE STATE The Chilean school system, the first to have a unitary character in South America, has always been particularly open to innovative pedagogical methodologies. It is structured in primary education, compulsory and free,...

Venezuela

Venezuela Industry

As oil export revenues for many decades made it possible to import a large proportion of the goods needed by the country, it took quite a long time before Venezuela seriously invested in building...

Uruguay

Uruguay Industry

Uruguay’s industrial operations are largely based on the processing of raw materials from the livestock industry, which provides food, textiles and leather goods, among others. Since a first pulp mill was completed in 2007,...

Peru

Peru Industry

For a long time, the mining industry is Peru’s most important industry and the fastest growing sector in recent years. The manufacturing industry comprises the production of fishmeal, the processing of agricultural commodities and...

Paraguay

Paraguay Industry

Paraguay’s industry is small-scale. The manufacturing industry is primarily focused on the processing of agricultural products. The industry, including the construction sector, employs around one fifth of the workforce. Among the agricultural products that...

Guyana

Guyana Industry

Most of Guyana’s industries, apart from mining, are closely linked to agriculture. In the factories, in particular, sugar cane, rice, tobacco and coconuts are processed. According to ABBREVIATIONFINDER, GY stands for the country of...

Ecuador

Ecuador Industry

The industry employs just under one fifth of the workforce and is concentrated in the major cities of Guayaquil and Quito. The oil-related and food industries are the most important sectors. According to ABBREVIATIONFINDER,...

Colombia

Colombia Industry

Colombia has a diverse industry, which is geographically spread over the country, especially to the largest cities. The heavy industry has grown rapidly in recent decades. The country’s increasing oil and coal mining has...

Chile

Chile Industry

Industry is an important part of Chile’s economy, but its relative contribution to GDP is declining. Manufacturing, mining and construction account for just under a third of GDP, around 10 percentage points less than...

Brazil

Brazil Industry

Brazil is South America’s most industrialized country. In recent decades, the industry has expanded with so-called growth and future industries such as pharmaceuticals and IT. The huge supply of raw materials from the mines...