Brazil records the highest trade surplus of the year in June, at US$10,372 bi

Jul, 01, 2021 Posted by Ruth Hollard

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On Thursday, the Department of Finance announced that the Brazilian trade balance registered a surplus of 10.372 billion dollars in June, the highest monthly balance of the year. The result was in line with the $10,700 billion surplus estimated in a Reuters poll of economists.

During the month, exports totaled US$28.104 billion, while imports totaled US$17.732 billion — in both cases, an increase of 61% over the flows registered in June last year when the balance was in surplus of 6.5 billion dollars.

For the semester, the country registered a trade surplus of 37.496 billion dollars, against a positive balance of 22.295 billion dollars in the same period in 2020. During the period, exports grew 35.8% in comparison with the daily average, while imports increased 26 .6%.

Source: UOL

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