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DataLiner ranks Brazil’s most imported and exported goods from January to November 2020

Jan, 17, 2021 Posted by Ruth Hollard

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DatamarNews is periodically publishing a ranking of the main goods imported and exported by containers through Brazil according to DataLiner data. The ranking below covers the period from January to November 2020:

Exports

Food continues to lead the list among the most exported commodities in 2020, with a growth of 7% compared to 2019. Other highlights of the period are the increase in exports of cotton (27%) and sugar and derivatives (59%).

Ranking of Brazil’s Most Exported Goods | Jan to Nov 2019-2020 | TEU

wdt_ID Rank Commodity 2019 (TEU) 2020 (TEU) % change
1 1 Foods 892.054 958.015 7%
2 2 Wood and coal and derivatives 406.074 459.619 13%
3 3 Paper And Cellulose 246.530 253.450 3%
4 4 Cotton 119.898 151.775 27%
5 5 Metals and derivatives 146.527 144.282 -2%
6 6 Plastic and derivatives 153.401 141.015 -8%
7 8 Beverages - Infusion 122.194 128.887 5%
8 9 Sugar and derivatives 70.951 112.643 59%
9 7 Chemicals 110.135 112.234 2%
10 10 Seeds and straws 77.394 102.599 33%

Source: DataLiner

 

Imports

Imports registered an overall drop of 8%. The worst decreases were in the “vehicles and parts” segment, which fell 26%. The positive highlight was fertilizer imports, which grew 15%, motivated by the increased Brazilian agriculture.

Ranking of Brazil’s Most Imported Goods | Jan to Nov 2019-2020 | TEU

wdt_ID Rank Commodity 2019 (TEU) 2020 (TEU) % change
1 1 Plastic and derivatives 328.475 337.660 3%
2 2 Chemicals 312.059 318.638 2%
3 3 Reactors and boilers 314.742 293.727 -7%
4 4 Vehicles and parts 327.618 241.730 -26%
5 5 Electric machines 218.253 217.387 -0%
6 6 Metals and derivatives 197.339 178.623 -9%
7 7 Textiles, derivatives and clothing 191.242 155.489 -19%
8 8 Rubber and derivatives 122.006 98.129 -20%
9 9 Foods 109.030 108.622 -0%
10 10 Paper And Cellulose 91.776 84.112 -8%

 

Source: DataLiner (To request a DataLiner demo click here)

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