The value of goods exported from the Falkland Islands recorded a compound annual growth rate of 8.1% between 2010 and 2019, according to the Falkland Islands Government’s State of the Economy report.
Brazil posted a US$ 51 billion trade surplus last year, official figures showed on Monday, a 6% increase from the year before as the COVID-19 pandemic hit imports harder than exports.
The Brazilian Ministry of Economy released the result of the country's October trade balance, US$ 5.5 billion surplus, but lower than market expectations. The result was again leveraged by the significant retraction in imports, while market expectations were forecasting a US$ 6.1 billion surplus.
Chile posted a trade surplus of US$ 904 million in August, the central bank said on Monday, with a drop in levels versus a year earlier of both exports and imports for the month.
Brazil obtained a record trade surplus of US$ 6,6 billion during the month of August, the highest for the month since 1989. However overall dropped with exports sliding 5.5% to US$ 17,741bn and imports, 25,1%, to US$ 11,133bn. In eight months the trade surplus reached US$ 36,594bn, the third-best historically in the last forty years.
Brazil’s trade surplus shrank 20% to US$ 46.67 billion last year, official data showed on Thursday, as upwardly revised exports in recent months failed to mask a widespread slump in overseas demand for Brazilian goods over the course of 2019.
China's exports fell by 1.0 per cent on-year in August, official data showed Sunday amid a bruising trade war with the US that has roiled markets in the world's top two economies. The drop comes after a surprise 3.3% rebound in July despite the yearlong battle with Washington and weakening global demand.
Brazil posted a trade surplus of US$ 3.28 billion last month, the widest surplus for August since 2017 and almost 20% wider than the US$ 2.28 billion surplus in August last year, the Economy Ministry said.
Brazil’s Economy Ministry on Monday raised its projection for the country’s trade surplus this year to US$56.7 billion from US$50 billion but warned that trade activity will decline due to slowing global economic growth.
The US Treasury expanded the number of countries subject to scrutiny in a semi-annual report released this week, but again found that neither China nor any other trading partners was manipulating its currency. The treasury urged the Asian giant to avoid allowing the renminbi to weaken persistently - which would give its products a more competitive advantage.