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BRAZIL'S TRADING PARTNERS
Brazil’s top three trading partners by country – for the year 2017 – were China with total trade in goods of
US$74.8 billion, followed by the USA (including Puerto Rico) with US$52.1 billion, and Argentina with US$27 billion.
When compared with the previous year, Brazil’s exports and imports in 2017 to all regions increased by 17.6
percent and 9.6 percent, respectively.
The chart below shows imports and exports by area for 2017.
Source: Brazil MDIC/Secex, March 2018
US-BRAZIL TRADE 2008-2017
According to US foreign trade statistics, published by the US Census Bureau, Brazil moved up from 14th to 12th
place among US top trade partners during the period 2016-2017 with 1.7 percent of total trade in 2017, a value of
US$66.5 billion. Exports totaled US$37.1 billion; imports totaled US$29.4 billion.
When compared with 2016, US exports to Brazil rebounded by 23 percent, while imports showed a lower increase
of 13 percent.
Source: US Census Bureau, March 2018
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