Exports from Brazil surged 11.1 percent from a year earlier to USD 19.56 billion in December 2018, primarily due to sales of primary goods (34.6 percent) such as iron ore (19.8 percent), crude oil (46.4 percent), soybeans (79.3 percent), corn (13.9 percent), soybean meal (157.9 percent), coffee beans (31.7 percent), chicken meat (12 percent) and beef (3.5 percent). In addition, exports of semi-manufactured products rose 1.3 percent boosted by higher sales of cellulose (38 percent), while exports of raw sugar fell 27.8 percent. By contrast, exports of manufactured products declined 2.4 percent mainly due to a drop in vehicle sales (-62.4 percent). Among major trading partners, exports rose to China (46.5 percent), ASEAN countries (43.3 percent), the EU (18.2 percent) and the US (6.2 percent), but fell to Argentina (-55.2 percent). Exports in Brazil averaged 5003.08 USD Million from 1954 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 26158.51 USD Million in August of 2011 and a record low of 75.06 USD Million in January of 1965.

Exports in Brazil is expected to be 19500.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Brazil to stand at 23000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Exports is projected to trend around 25000.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 6639.00 4062.09 7661.35 -4066.52 USD Million [+]
Current Account -795.30 329.10 3250.00 -13345.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.48 -1.30 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Imports 12917.00 16860.36 23061.08 67.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 19556.00 20922.45 26158.51 75.06 USD Million [+]
External Debt 657912.13 652274.64 714260.45 64259.50 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 106.53 110.67 132.67 64.72 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -9.80 453.30 3511.30 -13679.20 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10273.94 10382.40 16274.70 -181.50 USD Million [+]
Remittances 201.90 226.20 386.00 70.80 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 67.30 67.30 119.01 31.99 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2522.00 2575.00 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 Exports

Brazil has an export-oriented economy, dependent on the shipments of raw material (46 percent of total exports) and manufactured goods (38 percent). The country exports mainly: soybeans and related soy products; transport equipment and components, oil and oil products, meat, iron ore, chemical and metal products. Main exports partners are: China (21 percent of total exports), the United States (12 percent), Argentina (8 percent), the Netherlands (4 percent), Japan, Chile and Germany. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
19556.00 20922.45 26158.51 75.06 1954 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




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