Brazil Imports  1959-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Brazil rose 8 percent year-on-year to USD 13.876 billion in August of 2017, due to purchases of fuels and lubricants (56.6 percent), capital goods (6.6 percent), intermediate goods (4.8 percent) and consumer goods (1 percent). Among major trading partners, imports went up from China (22.5 percent) but fell from the US (-5.8 percent). Considering the first eight months of the year, imports went up 7.3 percent to USD 97.837 billion. Imports in Brazil averaged 4310.95 USD Million from 1959 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 23061.08 USD Million in October of 2013 and a record low of 67 USD Million in March of 1965.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2013-03-01 06:00 PM Imports $16827M $20003M


Brazil Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 5599.00 6298.00 7661.35 -4066.52 USD Million [+]
Exports 19475.00 18769.00 26158.51 75.06 USD Million [+]
Imports 13876.00 12471.00 23061.08 67.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -3403.80 1328.10 3007.00 -13165.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.30 -3.32 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
External Debt 666944.32 678952.08 714292.15 64259.50 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 107.66 108.88 132.67 64.72 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -2993.20 1748.10 2952.70 -13168.80 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 4093.30 3991.40 20427.00 -24.10 USD Million [+]
Remittances 178.80 202.30 386.00 70.80 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 67.29 67.29 119.01 31.99 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2550.00 2676.00 2730.00 330.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 1.74 2.21 2.69 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6578.00 6306.00 6578.00 1991.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 109.00 38.00 269.00 1.00 USD Million [+]

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Brazil Imports

Brazil main imports are: raw material and intermediate products (47 percent of the total imports, of which chemical products account for 14 percent), capital goods (22 percent, of which machinery accounts for 6 percent), fuels and lubricants (13 percent), durable consumer goods (9 percent, of which passenger cars account for 3 percent) and non-durable consumer goods (9 percent, of which pharmaceutical products and food account for 3 percent each). Main import partners are China (18 percent), the United States (15 percent), Germany and Argentina (6 percent each) and South Korea (3 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13876.00 12471.00 23061.08 67.00 1959 - 2017 USD Million Monthly