Imports to Brazil increased 17.7 percent year-on-year to USD 16.1 billion in October of 2018. Purchases went up for intermediate goods (16.5 percent), consumption goods (12.9 percent), fuels and lubricants (30 percent) and capital goods (16.4 percent). Imports came mainly from China (purchases up 13.9 percent), the EU (4.7 percent), the US (23 percent), and the Middle East (135.5 percent). Imports in Brazil averaged 4511.51 USD Million from 1959 until 2018, 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 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 Imports

Brazil main imports are: raw material, chemical products, machinery, fuels and lubricants, passenger cars, pharmaceutical products and food. Main import partners are China (18 percent), the United States (16 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16104.61 14115.96 23061.08 67.00 1959 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




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