Brazil’s current account surplus decreased to USD 32 million in September of 2018 from USD 423 million in the corresponding month of the previous year and well below market expectations of USD 388 million. The goods surplus narrowed to USD 4,563 million from USD 4,921 million and the secondary income surplus went down to USD 144 million from USD 390 million in September of 2017. Also, the primary income gap rose to USD 2,434 million from USD 2,009 million a year earlier while the services shortfall fell to USD 2,241 million from USD 2,879 million. In the January to September period, the current account deficit widened sharply to USD 7,435 million from USD 2,745 million in the same period of 2017. Current Account in Brazil averaged -1638.37 USD Million from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3007 USD Million in July of 2006 and a record low of -13164.70 USD Million in January of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-27 01:30 PM Current Account $-4.43B $0.508B $-3.8B $ 0.3B
2018-09-24 01:30 PM Current Account $-0.72B $-4.4B $-1.2B $ -0.4B
2018-10-25 01:30 PM Current Account $0.032B $-0.717B $0.388B $ 0.5B
2018-11-27 12:30 PM Current Account $0.032B $ -0.5B
2018-12-21 12:30 PM Current Account $ -2.3B


Brazil Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 6121.36 4944.38 7661.35 -4066.52 USD Million [+]
Exports 22225.97 19060.34 26158.51 75.06 USD Million [+]
Imports 16104.61 14115.96 23061.08 67.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 31.80 717.20 3007.00 -13164.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.48 -1.30 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
External Debt 652274.64 648996.48 714260.45 64259.50 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 106.56 107.32 132.67 64.72 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 677.40 1695.10 2919.60 -13168.80 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 7829.20 10607.00 20427.00 -24.10 USD Million [+]
Remittances 207.00 244.00 386.00 70.80 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 67.30 67.30 119.01 31.99 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2575.00 2590.00 2730.00 330.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 1.57 1.74 2.69 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 45.00 111.00 269.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6589.00 6547.00 6589.00 1991.00 Thousand [+]

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Brazil Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
31.80 717.20 3007.00 -13164.70 1980 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




Country Last
Argentina -8292.00 Jun/18
Australia -13472.00 Jun/18
Brazil 31.80 Sep/18
Canada -15880.00 Jun/18
China 160.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 20.49 Aug/18
France -1918.00 Sep/18
Germany 21100.00 Sep/18
India -15807.13 Jun/18
Indonesia -8846.10 Sep/18
Italy 4994.00 Aug/18
Japan 1821.60 Sep/18
Mexico -3882.10 Jun/18
Netherlands 16769.50 Jun/18
Russia 26400.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 19181.00 Jun/18
Singapore 22832.40 Jun/18
South Africa -163760.00 Jun/18
South Korea 10831.40 Sep/18
Spain 1830.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 22143.83 Jun/18
Turkey 1830.00 Sep/18
United Kingdom -20317.00 Jun/18
United States -101460.00 Jun/18


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