Brazil's current account balance shifted to a USD 2.91 billion deficit in June 2019 from a USD 0.16 billion surplus in the corresponding month of the previous year and compared with market expectations of a USD 1.5 billion shortfall. The goods surplus narrowed to USD 4.30 billion from USD 5.51 billion a year earlier, as exports dropped 10.8 percent namely soy and manufactured goods sales to Argentina and imports fell 6.7 percent. Additionally, the services gap widened to USD 3.28 billion from USD 2.98 billion, mostly due to intellectual property; and the primary income shortfall rose to USD 4.12 billion from USD 2.54 billion. Meanwhile, the secondary income surplus increased slightly to USD 0.19 billion from USD 0.18 billion. Considering the first half of the year, the country recorded a USD 10.55 billion current account gap, compared to a USD 8.0 billion shortfall in the same period of 2018. Current Account in Brazil averaged -1659.02 USD Million from 1980 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3104.70 USD Million in May of 2017 and a record low of -13345 USD Million in January of 2014.

Current Account in Brazil is expected to be -200.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Brazil to stand at 450.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Current Account is projected to trend around -2800.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-25 01:30 PM Current Account Mar $-0.49B $-1.13B $0.5B $ 0.7B
2019-05-27 01:30 PM Current Account Apr $-0.06B $-0.49B $0.085B $-0.1B
2019-06-24 01:30 PM Current Account May $0.66B $-0.06B $-0.256B $0.7B
2019-07-25 01:30 PM Current Account Jun $-2.9B $0.66B $-1.5B $0.23B
2019-08-26 01:30 PM Current Account Jul $-2.9B $-1.5B $-2.6B
2019-09-23 01:30 PM Current Account Aug
2019-10-24 01:30 PM Current Account Sep $-0.2B


Brazil Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2290.00 4997.71 7660.98 -4068.90 USD Million [+]
Current Account -2914.00 660.00 3104.70 -13345.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.77 -0.35 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Imports 17761.00 13027.18 23049.60 67.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 20054.00 18024.89 26148.24 75.06 USD Million [+]
External Debt 680070.50 663800.83 714260.45 64259.50 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 111.00 109.50 132.65 64.67 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -2529.80 1222.70 3366.30 -13679.20 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2200.00 7100.00 16274.70 -181.50 USD Million [+]
Remittances 251.40 227.50 386.00 70.80 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 67.40 67.40 119.01 31.99 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2604.00 2560.00 2730.00 330.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 1.39 1.57 2.69 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 111.00 47.00 267.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6621.00 6589.00 6621.00 1991.00 Thousand [+]

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Brazil Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2914.00 660.00 3104.70 -13345.00 1980 - 2019 USD Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -3849.43 Mar/19
Australia -2900.00 Mar/19
Brazil -2914.00 Jun/19
Canada -17347.00 Mar/19
China 570.00 Jun/19
Euro Area 23.09 Jun/19
France -755.00 Jun/19
Germany 20600.00 Jun/19
India -4600.00 Mar/19
Indonesia -8442.80 Jun/19
Italy 5046.60 Jun/19
Japan 1211.17 Jun/19
Mexico -5634.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 18079.00 Mar/19
Russia 12100.00 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 11518.00 Mar/19
Singapore 21497.50 Jun/19
South Africa -142495.00 Mar/19
South Korea 6380.00 Jun/19
Spain 2701.00 May/19
Switzerland 17215.95 Mar/19
Turkey -548.00 Jun/19
United Kingdom -30045.00 Mar/19
United States -130400.00 Mar/19


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