Ministry of Mining (Chile)


The Ministry of Mining (Spanish: Ministerio de Minería) is the cabinet-level administrative office in charge of matters related to mining in Chile.

The mining sector contributed 16.4% of Chile's gross domestic product in 2009, 14,157 billion pesos, mostly from copper mining.[1]

Since March 2022, the Minister of Mining (Spanish: Ministro de Minería) is Marcela Hernando.


  1. ^ Producto interno bruto por clase de actividad económica, a precios corrientes, Banco Central de Chile, archived from the original on 2009-07-05, retrieved 2010-10-27.

External linksEdit

  • Official site