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Montevideo, June 18th 2019 - 12:58 UTC

Tag: Lucas Ferraz

  • Friday, May 10th 2019 - 09:57 UTC

    Brazil confident of a Mercosur/EU trade accord in coming weeks

    Talks between the two blocs have dragged on for over two decades and Brazilian President Bolsonaro said that France’s resistance to farm goods caused an impasse

    The European Union and Mercosur will likely close a trade agreement in the near future, Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz said in an interview with Bloomberg. “We’ve never been so close,” Ferraz said adding, “we’ve advanced more in four months than in 20 years”.

  • Wednesday, April 3rd 2019 - 08:39 UTC

    Brazil posts lower trade surplus in March with a strong rise in imports

    Exports totaled US$ 18.12 billion, down 1.0 percent from March last year, while imports totaled US$ 13.13 billion, up 5.1 percent from the same month last year

    Brazil posted a trade surplus of US$ 4.99 billion in March, the Economy Ministry said, significantly smaller than the same month a year ago thanks to a strong rise in imports. The trade surplus last month fell 22.3% to US$ 4.99 billion from US$ 6.42 billion a year ago, although that was up more than a third from February’s surplus of US$ 3.67 billion.