Statistical data (Brazil)

Economic Indicators

2017(a) 2018(a) 2019(a) 2020(b)
Surface area (sq. km) 8,547,400 8,547,400 8,547,400 8,547,400
Population (million) 206.8 208.5 210.1 211.8
GDP (US$ billion) 2,062.4 1,885.1 1,839.5 1,537.7
Real GDP growth rate (%) 1.3 1.3 1.1 -5.5
Total exports (US$ million) 218,069 239,537 225,821 202,442
Total imports (US$ million) -154,109 -186,490 -185,039 -168,369
Consumer Price Index (%) 2.9 3.7 4.3 3.1
Current account balance (US$ million) -15,015 -41,540 -49,452 -35,542
Exchange rate (Brazilian Real BRL : USD) 3.31 3.87 4.03 4.47

Remarks: (a) actual value; (b) estimated value of Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); (c) estimates of Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Source: Country Report May 2020 (Brazil) by British Economist Intelligence Unit

Main export and import destinations

Main export destinations (2018) Proportion in total exports (%)
China 28.1
USA 13.3
The Netherlands 4.5
Argentina 4.3
Others 49.8
Main Source of import (2018) Proportion in total imports (%)
China 19.9
USA 17.1
Argentina 6.0
Germany 5.8
Others 51.2

Source: International Trade Center (ITC)

Major import and export goods

Major exports (2018) Proportion in total exports (%)
Fossil fuels, mineral oil and distilled products thereof; bituminous substances; mineral wax 13.4
Oil seeds and oil-containing fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and grass root feed 11.8
Ore, slag and ash 11.3
Meat and edible offal 6.8
Others 56.7
Major imports (2018) Proportion in imports (%)
Fossil fuels, mineral oil and distilled products thereof; bituminous substances; mineral wax 13.5
Electrical machinery and equipment and their parts; recorders and speakers, television image and sound recorders and replayers, parts and accessories of such products 12.5
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances and relevant spare parts 12.0
Vehicles other than railway or tramway vehicles and their parts and accessories 6.9
Others 55.1

Source: International Trade Center (ITC)

Statistics on the trade between Mainland China and Brazil (US$ 10,000)

Year Total trade Total exports* Total imports**
2019 11,534,169.8 3,554,389.9 7,979,779.9
2018 11,118,082.6 3,366,877.7 7,751,204.9
2017 8,754,239.9 2,895,713.9 5,858,526
2016 6,771,290.2 2,197,523.9 4,573,766.3
2015 7,158,350.2 2,741,663.5 4,416,686.7

Remarks: * Value of goods exported to Brazil from Mainland China; **Value of goods imported from Brazil to Mainland China
Source: General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China

Statistics of trade between Macao and Brazil (US$) ( USD 1»MOP 8)

Year Total trade Total exports* Total imports**
2019 64,875,027 64,943 64,810,084
2018 57,363,870 5,042 57,358,828
2017 47,624,376 12,408 47,611,968
2016 48,761,796 12,713 48,749,082
2015 40,439,654 1,980 40,437,674

Remarks: * Value of goods exported to Brazil from Macao; **Value of goods imported from Brazil to Macao.
Source: Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), Macao SAR Government

Source:

  • Country (region) guide for foreign investment cooperation (Brazil) by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China
  • General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China
  • Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Brazil
  • SinoMaps Press
  • Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), Macao SAR Government
  • International Trade Center (ITC)
  • Country Report May 2020 (Brazil) by the British Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Doing Business 2020 by the World Bank

Updated in May 2020.