Brazil: Exports to Macau down 81.9 pct in November

31 December 2007

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Exports from Brazil to Macau dropped 81.9 percent from November to October and were worth US$ 19, 896, according to figures from the Brazilian Ministry of Trade.

But exports from Brazil to Macau in the first 11 months of 2007 increased by 33.88 percent in a year-on-year comparison and were valued at US$ 695,650, according to the same source.

In comparison Macau’s exports to Brazil were significantly higher in 2007, increasing 55.9 percent in the first 11 months of the year to reach a total value of US$ 7.62 million.

In November, Brazil imported goods worth US$ 551,035 from Macau, some 24.75 more than in the previous month. The main item in Brazil’s import basket from Macau from January to November, 2007 were blank CDs worth a total US$ 4.079 million.

Brazil’s main exports to Macau were leather goods worth US$ 133,397 and frozen pork to the value of US$ 115,259. (macauhub)