Commodities

Ranking of containerized commodities traded by Brazil in first semester

Aug, 21, 2020 Posted by datamarnews

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In a year of great economic uncertainties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, some goods stand out in the ranking of containerized commodities most traded in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. See below for the latest ranking of exported and imported products via container in the first semester of 2020 year-on-year:

Ranking for exported goods: January to June 2020

Food ranks first as the most exported category in 2020, with 9% growth compared to year-ago levels. Other categories that were growth drivers for exports were cotton, with 37% growth, and sugar, which grew 62% compared to the same period in 2019.

wdt_ID Rank Commodity 2019 (TEU) 2020 (TEU) % change

Source: DataLiner

Ranking of imported goods: January to June 2020

Among the most imported goods, the most significant changes were a 49% rise in fertilizer trade, and a 23% drop vehicles and auto parts as well as in textile products.

wdt_ID Rank Commodity 2019 (TEU) 2020 (TEU) % change
Source: DataLiner

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