The country posted a trade deficit year-to-date through the third week of November as a result of US$ 203.7 billion in exports and US$ 207.8 billion in imports.
Overseas spending by Brazilians downExpenditure by tourists from Brazil in other countries declined in October due to the dollar hike. Spending by foreigners in Brazil also dropped.
TurismoArab cities an option for New Year’s Eve
Brazilian travel agencies offer New Year's vacation packages to the Arab world. Dinner in Egypt, Morocco and Emirates are among the attractions.
Câmara Arabe TVProgramme 102
Watch in this episode: 9th Arab World Film Festival; Brazilian Halal beef; debate on Egyptian cinema; The 156 String Duo; and Rio de Janeiro’s Pão de Açúcar, or Sugarloaf.
Market lowers trade surplus forecastA poll of financial institutions conducted by the Brazilian Central Bank has returned a US$ 100 million surplus estimate for 2014. The former estimate was US$ 400 million.