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

Imports to Brazil rose 12.5 percent to USD 13.49 billion in September 2017 from USD 11.99 billion a year earlier, as purchases rose the most for fuels and lubricants (20.3 percent), intermediate goods (9.6 percent), consumer goods (10.4 percent) and capital goods (28.1 percent). Among major trading partners, imports went up from China (36.1 percent) and the EU (25.6 percent). Imports in Brazil averaged 4323.97 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 5178.00 5598.55 7661.35 -4066.52 USD Million [+]
Exports 18666.00 19474.78 26158.51 75.06 USD Million [+]
Imports 13488.00 13876.23 23061.08 67.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -302.50 -3418.30 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 107.63 106.00 132.67 64.72 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 344.40 -3007.70 2952.70 -13168.80 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5138.00 4131.50 20427.00 -24.10 USD Million [+]
Remittances 201.70 178.80 386.00 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 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6578.00 6306.00 6578.00 1991.00 Thousand [+]
Terrorism Index 1.74 2.21 2.69 0.00 [+]
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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13488.00 13876.23 23061.08 67.00 1959 - 2017 USD Million Monthly