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Brazil recorded a trade surplus of almost US $ 3 billion in September

Brazil ended the month of September with a positive trade surplus of US $ 2.944 billion. The result is the best for the month since September 2011. This result reflects exports of US $ 16.148 billion and imports of US $ 13.204 billion. In September last year, the Brazilian trade balance had recorded a deficit of US $ 943 million. In the accumulated from January to September 2015, the trade balance is positive at US $ 10.246 billion, the best result for the period since 2012.

Exports by last month's aggregate factor reached brands of US $ 7.163 billion between commodities, US $ 6.330 billion in manufactured and $ 2.277 billion in the semi. The top five buyers were China (US $ 3.407 billion), United States (US $ 1.942 billion), Argentina (US $ 1.088 billion), the Netherlands (US $ 827 million) and Japan (US $ 389 million).

Among commodities, rose last month compared to September 2014, sales of corn in grain (up 22.8%, totaling US $ 580 million), soybeans (increase of 11.2% to US $ 1.4 billion) and beef (high 3.7% to US $ 437 million).

In manufacturing, increased sales platform for extracting oil (from zero to $ 394 million), iron pipes, (up 55.1% to US $ 112 million), flat rolled products (growth of 7.3% to US $ 203 million), aluminum oxides and hydroxides (increase of 16.4% to US $ 252 million), cargo vehicles (up 15.7% to US $ 136 million) and aircraft (8.4 growth % to US $ 305 million).
Among the semi-manufactured goods increased in September this year, compared to the same period of 2014, retail sales of copper cathodes (up 98.9% to US $ 79 million), crude soybean oil (growth 94, 7% to US $ 99 million), cellulose (increase of 18.8% to US $ 498 million) and cast iron (up 4.2% to US $ 103 million).

In the year, the Brazilian trade balance recorded US $ 10.246 billion surplus, which is the difference between exports of US $ 144.495 billion and imports of US $ 134.249 billion. Between January and September 2014, the Brazilian trade balance had recorded a deficit of US $ 742 million.

Source: Guia Marítimo
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