Trade balance surplus of $ 4.71 bn in March

Despite the drop in exports, the trade balance closed March with the lowest positive balance in three years. Last month, Brazil exported $ 4.713 billion more than it imported. The result is 9.7% higher than the $ 4.296 billion surplus registered in March last year. Last month, the country exported $ 19.239 billion, a decrease of 4.7% in relation to March of last year by the criterion of the daily average. Imports totalled $ 14.525 billion, with a 4.5% decrease also by the daily average.

Source: Agencia Brasil