With exports totaling USD 20 billion and imports at USD 35 billion, the country’s trade deficit reached USD 15 billion from January to September.
Brazil’s trade surplus reached USD 709 million last week. The first two weeks of October also ended in surplus.
Brazilian foreign trade is on a streak of back-to-back surpluses. Last week saw exports exceed imports by USD 662 million.
The deficit from January to September of this year was around USD 4.2 billion.
Ores produced in the Arab country were shipped from the maritime terminal that the Brazilian company operates in the Sohar Port.
In the first week of October, USD 3.37 billion worth of goods were exported from Brazil, with imports amounting to USD 2.875 billion.
Motorcycle sales abroad totaled 43,752 units from January to September of this year, a decrease in comparison to the same months of 2015. Output also fell.
The Brazilian trade balance registered a surplus of USD 3.8 billion in September. Both exports and imports went down, but the latter had the sharpest decline.
Revenues from external sales by the capital goods industry amounted to USD 696 million last month. It went up over the same month of 2015 and over July. But the sector’s trade balance is still in deficit.
In the fourth week of September, exports from Brazil fetched USD 3.71 billion, with imports amounting to USD 3.02 billion.
In September’s third week, exports continued to exceed imports and went up in comparison to the performance registered in the same month of 2015.
Foreign sales fetched USD 7.77 billion from January to August. Revenue went up, even though olive oil exports took a dive.