Commodities

East coast of South America commodities ranking

Oct, 17, 2021 Posted by Ruth Hollard

Week 202139

Exports via container along the East Coast of South America grew 4% in the first eight months of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020. Imports grew 28% in the same period.

The Food category drove exports, which grew 2% in the same comparison, with 696,133 TEUs. The second category in the ranking was wood and derivatives, which grew 15% in the period.

Container exports along the East Coast of South America | Jan to Aug 2020 / 2021 | TEU

wdt_ID Classificação Mercadoria Jan-Ago | 2020 Jan-Ago | 2021 % mudança
1 1 Alimentos 684.541 696.133 2%
2 2 Madeira e carvão e derivados 316.558 363.374 15%
3 3 Papel e Celulose 187.426 168.844 -10%
4 4 Algodão 78.478 96.390 23%
5 5 Bebidas - Infusão 85.547 89.991 5%
6 6 Metais e derivados 106.943 89.728 -16%
7 7 Químicos 81.845 86.035 5%
8 8 Plástico e derivados 108.802 84.945 -22%
9 9 Sementes e palhas 73.415 64.974 -11%
10 10 Açúcar e derivados 80.581 62.852 -22%

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

Plastics and its Derivatives drove imports, with 297,375 TEU, a growth of 32% compared to the first eight months of 2020. The biggest drop was in the Fertilizer category, which fell 7%.

Container imports along the East Coast of South America | Jan to Aug 2020 / 2021 | TEU

wdt_ID Classificação Mercadoria Jan-Ago | 2020 Jan-Ago | 2021 % mudança
1 1 Plástico e derivados 224.675 297.375 32%
2 2 Reatores e caldeiras 197.393 267.583 36%
3 3 Veículos e peças 168.071 247.086 47%
4 4 Químicos 224.832 243.497 8%
5 5 Máquinas elétricas 148.012 192.141 30%
6 6 Metais e derivados 123.843 175.878 42%
7 7 Artigos Têxteis, derivados e vestuário 102.608 132.791 29%
8 8 Borracha e derivados 66.917 101.677 52%
9 9 Papel e Celulose 59.570 72.056 21%
10 10 Alimentos 71.792 69.140 -4%

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

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