Brazilian Exports Grow 19% and Imports 64%

Brazilian exports totaled US$ 2.877 billion last week, presenting growth of 19.42% when compared to sales in the previous week, whereas imports reached US$ 2.307 billion, generating a surplus of US$ 570 million.

The figures were disclosed today, October 23, by the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade.

But purchases of foreign products presented much greater growth than sales, with variation of 63.96%, which caused a reduction of 43.11% in the trade surplus when compared to the previous week, in which the result had been US$ 1.002 billion.

In the month, the accumulated trade balance result has reached US$ 2.701 billion, and the total for the year is US$ 36.702 billion, representing an increase of 3.81% in comparison to the US$ 35.354 billion registered from January to the third week of October 2005.

In the year to date, exports have totaled US$ 109.112 billion, presenting growth of 15.98% when compared to last year, and imports have totaled US$ 72.410 billion, expansion of 23.17%.

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