Angola becomes Brazil’s third-largest trading partner in Africa in 2010

21 July 2011

Luanda, Angola, 21 July – In 2010 Angola became Brazil’s third-biggest destination for Brazilian exports to Africa and in the same year imported goods from Angola worth US$947.1 million the business director of Brazilian export promotion agency Apex Brasil said Wednesday in Luanda.

Rogério Bellini, who was speaking at the Meeting of Businesspeople for Economic and Trade Cooperation between Portuguese-speaking countries and China, said that 76.6 percent of Brazilian goods imported by Angola in 2010 were industrial products.

Amongst the main Brazilian export products to Angola, Bellini said, were meat derivatives, fish, sugar and other food products.

The list of products exported from Brazil also includes furniture, electricity generators, transformers, electrical motors, animal feed, and machinery and equipment.

Portugal, China, the United States and Brazil are Angola’s biggest suppliers, whilst the main destinations for Angolan exports are China, the United States, India and France. (macauhub)