Brazil Trade Surplus Reaches $2.4 Billion in October

Brazil’s trade surplus was $2.4 billion in October, the Trade Ministry said in a report published today on its website, above the median estimate of $1 billion in a Bloomberg survey of 20 analysts.

Exports were $22.1 billion in October and imports totaled $19.8 billion. Brazil’s accumulated trade surplus was $25.4 billion in the year through October.

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