Imports to Brazil declined 4.8 percent from a year ago to USD 17.76 billion in July 2019, mainly due to lower purchases of capital goods (-50.9 percent) and fuels & lubricants (-3.1 percent). In contrast, purchases of intermediate (4.6 percent) and consumption goods (5.6 percent) grew. Among major trading partners, imports shrank from China (-34.5 percent) and Argentina (-4.6 percent), while they increased from the EU (6.6 percent) and the US (25.2 percent). Imports in Brazil averaged 4634.92 USD Million from 1959 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 23049.60 USD Million in October of 2013 and a record low of 67 USD Million in March of 1965.

Imports in Brazil is expected to be 18100.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Brazil to stand at 18500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Imports is projected to trend around 22000.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Brazil Imports
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


Brazil Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2290.00 4997.71 7660.98 -4068.90 USD Million [+]
Current Account -2914.00 660.00 3104.70 -13345.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.77 -0.35 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Imports 17761.00 13027.18 23049.60 67.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 20054.00 18024.89 26148.24 75.06 USD Million [+]
External Debt 680070.50 663800.83 714260.45 64259.50 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 111.00 109.50 132.65 64.67 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -2529.80 1222.70 3366.30 -13679.20 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2200.00 7100.00 16274.70 -181.50 USD Million [+]
Remittances 211.00 251.40 386.00 70.80 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 67.40 67.40 119.01 31.99 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2604.00 2560.00 2730.00 330.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 1.39 1.57 2.69 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 111.00 47.00 267.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6621.00 6589.00 6621.00 1991.00 Thousand [+]

Exports by Country  |   Exports by Category  |   Imports by Country  |   Imports by Category



Brazil Imports

Brazil imports mainly manufactured goods (85 percent of total imports), namely machinery, fuels and lubricants, chemicals and pharmaceutical products, and parts and accessories for motor vehicles and tractors. The country also imports raw materials (10 percent), mostly crude oil, coal, natural gas and wheat grain. Main import partners are China (19 percent), the US (16 percent), Argentina and Germany (6 percent each) and South Korea and Mexico (3 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17761.00 13027.18 23049.60 67.00 1959 - 2019 USD Million Monthly




Related

Latest