Trade between Brazil and Portugal rises 10.17 pct in first half of 2007

6 July 2007

Brasilia, Brazil, 6 July – Trade between Brazil and Portugal in the first half of this year rose 10.17 percent year-on-year, to US$955.24 million, according to figures from Brazil’s Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Ministry.

In the period, Brazilian exports to Portugal rose 9.7 percent year on year to US$800.58 million and imports from Portugal rose 12.5 percent to US$154.66 million.

In June, Brazil sold the equivalent of US$155.174 million in goods to Portugal while Portuguese exports to the Brazilian market totaled US$16.288 million.

The main Portuguese products sold to Brazil in June were olive oil, wine, acrylic cables and cotton coats and in the list of Brazilian exports to Portugal, the highlights were, oil, soy, maize, tobacco and wood. (macauhub)