Brazil Imports  1959-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Brazil slumped 38.83 percent year-on-year to USD 10323 million in January of 2016, the biggest annual drop since October of 1977 and the sixteenth straight month of decline, due to a weak currency. Imports in Brazil averaged 4101.62 USD Million from 1959 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 23050.46 USD Million in October of 2013 and a record low of 67 USD Million in March of 1965. Imports in Brazil is reported by the Ministério do Desenvolvimento, Indústria e Comércio Exterior.

Brazil Imports
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10323.00 10543.00 23050.46 67.00 1959 - 2016 USD Million Monthly
Brazil main imports are: raw material and intermediate products (47 percent of the total imports, of which chemical products account for 14 percent), capital goods (22 percent, of which machinery accounts for 6 percent), fuels and lubricants (13 percent), durable consumer goods (9 percent, of which passenger cars account for 3 percent) and non-durable consumer goods (9 percent, of which pharmaceutical products and food account for 3 percent each). Main import partners are China (18 percent), the United States (15 percent), Germany and Argentina (6 percent each) and South Korea (3 percent). 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 February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-03-01 06:00 PM Feb 2013 $16827M $20003M

Brazil Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 923.00 6240.00 6240.00 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Exports 11246.00 16783.00 26158.51 75.06 USD Million [+]
Imports 10323.00 10543.00 23050.46 67.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -2460.10 -2931.00 3068.40 -13095.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.32 -4.31 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
External Debt 340583.03 343221.42 351101.97 64259.50 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 96.67 102.06 132.67 64.72 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -2847.40 -3567.20 15837.80 -16639.20 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 15211.00 6712.00 20427.00 -22.10 USD Million [+]
Remittances 1909.90 1943.90 6411.00 1909.90 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 67.20 67.18 119.01 31.99 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2396.00 2412.00 2497.00 330.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5813.00 5677.00 5813.00 1991.00 Thousand [+]
Terrorism Index 2.21 1.62 2.69 0.00 [+]


Last Reference Previous Highest
Exports of Primary Products - Corn Grains 6272121079.00  KILOGRAM Dec/15 4759627103.00 6272121079.00 [+]
Exports 11246.00  USD Million Jan/16 16783.00 26158.51 [+]
Imports 10323.00  USD Million Jan/16 10543.00 23050.46 [+]
Exports of - Manufactured Goods (according 5572.00  USD Million Nov/15 6035.00 9831.00 [+]
Imports of Intermediate Products & Raw Mat 4945.17  USD Million Dec/15 6168.67 10330.18 [+]
Exports of Primary Products 4753.00  USD Million Jan/16 6470.06 12767.70 [+]
Exports of Manufactured Products 4338.00  USD Million Jan/16 7488.09 9830.45 [+]
Imports from Asia 3755.00  USD Million Jan/16 2785.69 6463.51 [+]
Exports to Asia 3397.00  USD Million Jan/16 5133.39 8349.21 [+]
Exports to Aladi, Total 2805.17  USD Million Dec/15 2908.55 5705.24 [+]
Imports of Capital Goods 2554.20  USD Million Dec/15 2669.69 4814.18 [+]
Imports from European Union 2407.00  USD Million Jan/16 2611.15 4404.44 [+]
Imports from China 2338.00  USD Million Jan/16 1535.56 3703.17 [+]
Exports to European Union 2159.00  USD Million Jan/16 2816.18 6083.22 [+]
Imports of - Capital Goods (according to Fu 1866.00  USD Million Nov/15 1889.00 3597.00 [+]
Exports of Semi-manufactured Products 1853.00  USD Million Jan/16 2469.73 3935.58 [+]
Exports to Germany (% of Total) 1809.00  percent Dec/14 2.71 1809.00 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods 1717.79  USD Million Dec/15 1982.89 4140.21 [+]
Imports from United States 1641.00  USD Million Jan/16 1795.77 3249.60 [+]
Imports from Aladi, Total 1597.80  USD Million Dec/15 2083.38 3549.46 [+]
Exports to China 1579.00  USD Million Jan/16 2184.49 5630.44 [+]
Imports of Intmdte Prds - Chemical & Pharm 1484.98  USD Million Dec/15 1831.75 2723.71 [+]
Imports of Fuels & Lubricants 1326.08  USD Million Dec/15 1788.17 4938.35 [+]
Exports to Aladi, Except Mercosur 1315.81  USD Million Dec/15 1139.30 3137.62 [+]
Imports of Fuels & Lubricants - Fuels 1259.79  USD Million Dec/15 1733.44 4867.13 [+]
Exports to Mercosur 1189.00  USD Million Jan/16 1489.00 3223.00 [+]
Imports of Nondurable Consumer Goods 1013.23  USD Million Dec/15 1066.22 1754.56 [+]
Exports to Switzerland 872.68  USD Million Dec/15 74.15 1191.16 [+]
Exports to Netherlands 844.52  USD Million Dec/15 816.97 3308.94 [+]
Exports to Argentina 826.00  USD Million Jan/16 886.14 2206.32 [+]
Exports of Mfg Prds - Crude Oil 811.49  USD Million Jan/16 876.17 2815.50 [+]
Imports from Aladi Except Mercosur 766.49  USD Million Dec/15 1010.93 1682.00 [+]
Exports of Mfg Prds - Basic Iron & Steel 765.45  USD Million Dec/15 551.67 1514.40 [+]
Imports of Intmdte Prds - Mineral Products 750.00  USD Million Dec/15 1064.51 1995.38 [+]
Imports of Durable Consumer Goods 704.56  USD Million Dec/15 916.67 2587.79 [+]
Imports from Mercosur 680.00  USD Million Jan/16 831.31 1709.39 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Iron Ore & Conce 656.11  USD Million Jan/16 1274.88 4469.09 [+]
Imports from Germany 652.65  USD Million Dec/15 834.94 1303.51 [+]
Imports of Intmdte Prds - Accessories For 634.80  USD Million Dec/15 794.10 1562.35 [+]
Imports of Capital Gds - Moving Equipment 622.35  USD Million Dec/15 353.67 901.36 [+]
Exports to Middle East 611.00  USD Million Jan/16 1015.15 1512.08 [+]
Imports of Capital Gds - Industrial Machin 605.52  USD Million Dec/15 752.78 1859.09 [+]
Imports of Fuels & Lubricants - Petroleum 568.00  USD Million Dec/15 680.00 3124.00 [+]
Exports to Japan 542.21  USD Million Dec/15 422.08 1057.73 [+]
Exports to Africa 530.00  USD Million Jan/16 723.38 1350.42 [+]
Imports of Intmdte Prds - Parts & Spare 505.83  USD Million Dec/15 643.30 1332.43 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Chemical Wood P 491.00  USD Million Jan/16 516.48 615.03 [+]
Imports from Argentina 487.00  USD Million Jan/16 619.36 1308.55 [+]
Exports to India 469.87  USD Million Dec/15 243.87 851.95 [+]
Imports of Capital Gds - Office & Scientif 421.50  USD Million Dec/15 445.76 749.09 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Oil Cake & Soybe 420.83  USD Million Jan/16 386.60 918.20 [+]
Exports to Germany 418.29  USD Million Dec/15 387.13 1028.57 [+]
Imports from Philippines 415.99  USD Million Dec/15 419.74 617.35 [+]
Imports from France 395.83  USD Million Dec/15 352.36 546.91 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Meat & Edible Of 386.68  USD Million Jan/16 527.69 685.14 [+]
Imports of Capital Gds - Parts For Industr 376.47  USD Million Dec/15 493.10 861.24 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Unroasted Coffee 363.40  USD Million Jan/16 449.84 826.05 [+]
Imports of Nondurables - Nondurable Foodst 350.93  USD Million Dec/15 350.65 598.36 [+]
Imports from Netherlands 347.06  USD Million Dec/15 170.20 368.49 [+]
Exports to South Korea 345.00  USD Million Dec/15 284.00 566.00 [+]
Exports to Chile 336.98  USD Million Dec/15 313.82 773.39 [+]
Imports of Nondurables - Pharmaceutical Pr 334.51  USD Million Dec/15 310.17 603.40 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Raw Sugar Cane 318.52  USD Million Jan/16 636.26 1575.25 [+]
Exports to Italy 305.74  USD Million Dec/15 268.32 553.07 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Meat of Bovine A 304.93  USD Million Jan/16 432.65 571.67 [+]
Exports to Mexico 302.40  USD Million Dec/15 282.67 882.48 [+]
Exports to Saudi Arabia 302.00  USD Million Dec/15 195.00 356.00 [+]
Imports from Japan 299.73  USD Million Dec/15 346.76 551.31 [+]
Imports from Middle East 284.00  USD Million Jan/16 408.55 979.90 [+]
Imports from Italy 280.30  USD Million Dec/15 325.13 598.61 [+]
Imports of Durables - Passenger Vehicles 274.04  USD Million Dec/15 321.60 1558.88 [+]
Exports to United Arab Emirates 271.00  USD Million Dec/15 167.00 329.00 [+]
Exports to Belgium & Luxembourg 270.00  USD Million Dec/15 218.00 537.00 [+]
Imports of Intmdte Prds - Inedible Farm Pr 258.63  USD Million Dec/15 316.36 716.20 [+]
Exports to Spain 241.96  USD Million Dec/15 239.12 626.48 [+]
Exports to Eastern Europe 237.18  USD Million Dec/15 183.42 730.15 [+]
Imports from South Korea 237.00  USD Million Dec/15 343.00 814.00 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Passenger Motor Vehi 234.00  USD Million Jan/16 403.02 558.02 [+]
Imports from Chile 232.64  USD Million Dec/15 327.82 447.20 [+]
Imports from Africa 232.00  USD Million Jan/16 686.66 2010.67 [+]
Imports from United Kingdom 223.80  USD Million Dec/15 185.12 331.99 [+]
Imports from Mexico 223.22  USD Million Dec/15 313.50 532.79 [+]
Exports to United Kingdom 213.87  USD Million Dec/15 205.44 597.07 [+]
Exports to Canada 213.59  USD Million Dec/15 255.52 475.11 [+]
Imports of Durables - Articles of Adornmen 212.63  USD Million Dec/15 278.98 473.16 [+]
Exports to Uruguay 211.93  USD Million Dec/15 270.90 451.29 [+]
Imports of Intmdte Prds - Food Products & 209.82  USD Million Dec/15 237.15 494.00 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Airplanes, Embraer 202.00  USD Million Jan/16 814.21 829.72 [+]
Exports to Paraguay 201.73  USD Million Dec/15 189.08 327.58 [+]
Exports to Hong Kong 199.28  USD Million Dec/15 169.66 416.72 [+]
Exports to Peru 198.69  USD Million Dec/15 143.15 267.37 [+]
Exports to Venezuela 189.57  USD Million Dec/15 271.89 636.63 [+]
Exports to Malaysia 188.91  USD Million Dec/15 181.80 268.06 [+]
Exports to Russia 187.89  USD Million Dec/15 167.26 614.65 [+]
Exports to Iran 182.00  USD Million Dec/15 160.00 380.00 [+]
Imports from Eastern Europe 179.60  USD Million Dec/15 183.09 471.26 [+]
Imports of Intmdte Prds - Trnsp Eqpt, Part 178.96  USD Million Dec/15 169.47 202.58 [+]
Imports from Spain 176.76  USD Million Dec/15 207.13 416.79 [+]
Exports to Colombia 176.58  USD Million Dec/15 148.80 376.73 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Motors, Generators & 174.23  USD Million Dec/15 74.37 241.26 [+]
Imports from Portugal 172.17  USD Million Dec/15 385.40 423.28 [+]
Imports from Canada 162.64  USD Million Dec/15 130.35 356.63 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Semi Iron & Non 160.58  USD Million Jan/16 305.91 524.32 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Ferro Alloys 158.95  USD Million Dec/15 137.24 286.22 [+]
Exports to Taiwan 154.28  USD Million Dec/15 119.75 340.19 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Hides & Skins 152.51  USD Million Jan/16 195.73 266.13 [+]
Exports to France 148.64  USD Million Dec/15 124.42 523.26 [+]
Imports of Capital Gds - Accessories For I 147.92  USD Million Dec/15 169.00 363.76 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Soybeans Includi 147.64  USD Million Jan/16 281.72 4152.65 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Not Carded Or Co 137.81  USD Million Jan/16 227.61 379.24 [+]
Imports of Intmdte Prds - Building Materia 132.31  USD Million Dec/15 154.58 381.74 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Motor Vhcls For The 131.52  USD Million Dec/15 126.86 253.57 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Passenger Motor Vhcl 130.66  USD Million Dec/15 144.89 202.18 [+]
Imports from Belgium & Luxembourg 125.00  USD Million Dec/15 128.00 237.00 [+]
Exports to Egypt 124.00  USD Million Dec/15 145.00 378.00 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Polymers of Ethyl, P 120.43  USD Million Dec/15 130.80 239.11 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Footwear Parts & Com 119.57  USD Million Dec/15 74.68 195.44 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Nonmonetary Gold 117.43  USD Million Dec/15 146.95 285.81 [+]
Imports from Saudi Arabia 117.00  USD Million Dec/15 215.00 480.00 [+]
Exports to South Africa 115.18  USD Million Dec/15 82.37 198.40 [+]
Imports from Russia 114.84  USD Million Dec/15 147.68 340.16 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Civil Engrg & Contra 114.66  USD Million Dec/15 84.37 226.23 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Refined Sugar Cane 114.35  USD Million Jan/16 197.24 515.78 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Iron & Nonalloy Stee 111.95  USD Million Jan/16 139.95 315.58 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Motor Cars,tractor P 107.00  USD Million Jan/16 147.57 393.86 [+]
Imports of Durables - Machines & Apparatus 106.74  USD Million Dec/15 164.86 543.21 [+]
Imports from Nigeria 103.94  USD Million Dec/15 161.56 998.41 [+]
Exports to Philippines 102.56  USD Million Dec/15 68.20 167.59 [+]
Imports from Taiwan 101.69  USD Million Dec/15 126.64 270.46 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Paper & Paperboard 101.13  USD Million Dec/15 85.93 118.77 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Pneumatic Rubber Tir 96.34  USD Million Dec/15 113.68 157.23 [+]
Exports to Cacm 95.70  USD Million Dec/15 70.15 176.22 [+]
Imports from Malaysia 90.34  USD Million Dec/15 95.47 171.44 [+]
Exports to Singapore 87.09  USD Million Dec/15 88.83 1234.14 [+]
Imports from Uruguay 86.61  USD Million Dec/15 102.18 195.48 [+]
Imports from Paraguay 85.36  USD Million Dec/15 73.58 123.85 [+]
Imports from Peru 73.40  USD Million Dec/15 103.33 258.68 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Meat of Swine 70.76  USD Million Jan/16 71.68 183.05 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Chassis With Engines 69.60  USD Million Dec/15 72.14 144.99 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Unmanufactured & 69.03  USD Million Jan/16 107.50 506.50 [+]
Imports from Colombia 68.54  USD Million Dec/15 86.63 260.32 [+]
Exports to Nigeria 67.43  USD Million Dec/15 43.95 293.86 [+]
Imports of Fuels & Lubricants - Lubricants 66.28  USD Million Dec/15 54.73 109.48 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Pumps, Compressors, 66.00  USD Million Jan/16 198.04 238.84 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Copper Cathodes 65.88  USD Million Dec/15 46.73 135.18 [+]
Imports from Sweden 59.00  USD Million Dec/15 102.00 166.00 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Pig Iron & Spig 58.13  USD Million Dec/15 35.83 444.66 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Orange Juice 58.08  USD Million Dec/15 70.41 205.32 [+]
Exports to Oceania 57.77  USD Million Dec/15 44.96 193.14 [+]
Exports to Ecuador 56.12  USD Million Dec/15 48.43 118.72 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Ethanol 55.89  USD Million Jan/16 125.47 350.21 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Bearing, Shafts, Gea 55.34  USD Million Dec/15 43.83 98.34 [+]
Imports of Nondurables - Beauty Products 54.24  USD Million Dec/15 75.75 122.12 [+]
Exports to Sweden 53.00  USD Million Dec/15 22.00 123.00 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Cast Iron,steel Tube 49.68  USD Million Dec/15 54.86 188.58 [+]
Imports of Capital Gds - Tools 48.16  USD Million Dec/15 55.85 199.51 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Furniture & Parts Ex 48.13  USD Million Dec/15 47.50 96.05 [+]
Imports from India 46.72  USD Million Dec/15 65.54 675.79 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Crude Soybean O 44.90  USD Million Jan/16 106.28 345.95 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Iron & Non Alloy Ste 43.56  USD Million Dec/15 38.64 163.38 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Hydrocarbon & Haloge 43.28  USD Million Dec/15 53.57 168.55 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Plywood & Similar La 42.08  USD Million Dec/15 33.86 93.60 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Fuel Oils 40.13  USD Million Jan/16 66.91 582.82 [+]
Imports from Venezuela 39.98  USD Million Dec/15 56.72 150.18 [+]
Imports from South Africa 39.56  USD Million Dec/15 42.84 83.75 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Unwrought Alumi 39.38  USD Million Jan/16 41.48 181.03 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Wood Sawn, Over 39.17  USD Million Dec/15 34.84 95.02 [+]
Exports to Portugal 38.86  USD Million Dec/15 63.56 348.69 [+]
Imports of Durables - Durables, Parts & Sp 37.82  USD Million Dec/15 62.35 135.98 [+]
Imports of Nondurables - Beverage & Tobacco 37.80  USD Million Dec/15 62.89 82.74 [+]
Exports to Australia 37.56  USD Million Dec/15 39.12 180.82 [+]
Imports from Ecuador 36.50  USD Million Dec/15 45.46 68.00 [+]
Imports of Capital Gds - Fixed Equipment F 32.67  USD Million Dec/15 23.83 89.24 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Transmission Apparat 30.45  USD Million Dec/15 26.61 350.60 [+]
Imports from Oceania 29.94  USD Million Dec/15 79.33 175.50 [+]
Imports from Singapore 29.64  USD Million Dec/15 31.88 525.00 [+]
Exports to Ireland 28.88  USD Million Dec/15 52.82 224.96 [+]
Imports from Hong Kong 27.44  USD Million Dec/15 34.81 85.97 [+]
Imports from United Arab Emirates 27.00  USD Million Dec/15 13.00 128.00 [+]
Imports from Australia 26.86  USD Million Dec/15 75.22 169.41 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Guts,bladder & S 25.59  USD Million Dec/15 23.64 51.04 [+]
Imports of Intmdte Prds - Animal Feed 25.43  USD Million Dec/15 27.23 56.25 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Aluminum & Conce 23.44  USD Million Dec/15 23.70 48.20 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Synthetic Rubbe 21.87  USD Million Dec/15 14.40 43.18 [+]
Imports of Durables - Household Appliances 19.86  USD Million Dec/15 26.52 57.68 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Crude & Trimmed 17.85  USD Million Dec/15 12.71 32.98 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Unwrought Zinc 14.66  USD Million Dec/15 5.48 25.06 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Kaolin & Kaolini 14.59  USD Million Dec/15 15.38 43.28 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Nickel Cathodes 14.18  USD Million Dec/15 13.40 39.80 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Cocoa Butter, F 14.16  USD Million Dec/15 19.95 23.89 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Manganese Ore & 13.97  USD Million Dec/15 15.78 121.08 [+]
Imports from Switzerland 13.66  USD Million Dec/15 16.65 294.75 [+]
Imports of Capital Gds - Parts For Farming 13.00  USD Million Dec/15 16.35 35.77 [+]
Imports of Capital Gds - Machines & Tools 10.19  USD Million Dec/15 9.50 65.48 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Vegetable Waxes 9.76  USD Million Dec/15 7.41 17.27 [+]
Imports from Cacm 9.67  USD Million Dec/15 5.91 34.37 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Cashew Nuts 9.26  USD Million Dec/15 9.37 25.67 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Veg Extracts & 8.48  USD Million Dec/15 6.12 9.36 [+]
Imports from Ireland 7.52  USD Million Dec/15 8.39 93.45 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Unwrought & Non 7.15  USD Million Dec/15 11.59 37.99 [+]
Imports from Egypt 7.00  USD Million Dec/15 3.00 21.00 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Unsweetened Coc 6.35  USD Million Dec/15 6.48 13.36 [+]
Exports to Argentina (% of Total) 6.30  percent Dec/14 8.10 13.20 [+]
Imports from Argentina - Share of Total Imports 6.20  percent Dec/14 6.87 13.89 [+]
Imports from Germany - Share of Total Imports 6.00  percent Dec/14 6.34 10.25 [+]
Exports to Netherlands (% of Total) 5.80  percent Dec/14 7.15 7.94 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Tanning Extract 4.01  USD Million Dec/15 4.23 5.87 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Veneer & Plywoo 3.24  USD Million Dec/15 2.08 10.16 [+]
Exports of Mfc Prds - Gasoline 2.84  USD Million Jan/16 4.32 382.42 [+]
Imports from Japan - Share of Total Imports 2.60  percent Dec/14 2.96 7.60 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Cocoa Paste 1.10  USD Million Dec/15 1.89 10.97 [+]
Exports of Primary Prds - Frozen Shrimps 1.01  USD Million Dec/15 0.56 26.45 [+]
Imports from Iran 0.00  USD Million Dec/15 0.00 1.00 [+]
Exports of Semi Mfc Prds - Nickel Mattes 0.00  USD Million Dec/15 0.00 28.32 [+]