Brazil: Imports, billion dollars

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 Brazil

Imports of goods and services, billion USD

 Latest value 342.21
 Year 2023
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1989 - 2023
 Average 168.64
 Min - Max 23.24 - 374.48
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1989 to 2023. The average value for Brazil during that period was 168.64 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 23.24 billion U.S. dollars in 1989 and a maximum of 374.48 billion U.S. dollars in 2022. The latest value from 2023 is 342.21 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 138 countries is 168.93 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Brazil - Imports, billion dollars - Recent values chart

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Brazil - Imports, billion dollars - historical chart - 1989-2023




Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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 Terms of trade 123.23 2021 percent
 Trade openness 39.46 2022 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 20.05 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 393.66 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 5.54 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 19.29 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 342.21 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 3.89 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 74.61 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -1,124.86 2023 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -1.42 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars -30.83 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 0.75 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 42.99 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 324.67 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.26 2022 percent
 Remittances 4,969.23 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 1,167.07 2023 million USD
 External debt 31.11 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 11.71 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 20.87 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 340.32 9/2023 billion
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