An Update on Chile Dividend Withholding Tax

The Dividend Withholding Tax rate for foreign investors in Chilean equities used to be 35%. This rate has been reduced to 23.9041123%. This is a welcome news for ADR holders.

Below is the YTD returns of Chilean ADRs trading on the US exchanges:

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Source: BNY Mellon

Last year Lithium miner Soc. Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) had an astonishing run. It remains to be seen if this year also will be great for SQM investors.

Disclosure: Long BCH

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