From January to December in 2015, Brazil’s imports & exports volume was USD 362.58 billion, down 20.2% by year according to SECEX. The exports volume was USD 191.13 billion, down 15.1% and imports volume was USD 171.45 billion, down 25.2%. The trade surplus was USD 19.69 billion, compared to the trade deficit for the same period of last year.
In December, Brazil’s imports & exports value was USD 27.33 billion, down 21.2% by year. Exports value was USD 27.33 billion, down 21.2% and imports value was USD 16.78 billion, down 38.7%. The trade surplus was USD 6.24 billion, down 1993.2%.
From January to December, imports & exports value between Brazil and China was USD 66.3 billion, down 14.9%. The value of Brazil’s exports to China was USD 35.61 billion, down 12.3%. It accounted for 18.6% of Brazil’s total exports, up 0.6%. Brazil’s imports from China reached USD 30.72 billion, down 17.7%. It accounted for 17.9% of total imports, up 1.6%.
Brazil’s trade surplus with China was USD 4.89 billion from January to December, up 49.4%.
Up to December, China has become the largest market for Brazil’s exports and the largest sourcing country for Brazil’s imports.