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Brazil - Economic overview

Contents extracted from the comprehensive atlas of international trade by Export Entreprises

General economic indicators

GDP (billions USD)2.142.482.252.192.17
GDP (annual % change, constant prices)83133
GDP per capita10.9912.5811.3610.9610.77
General government balance-4-3-3-3-3
Inflation rate57566
Current account (billions USD)-47-52-54-74-69
Current account (annual % change)-2-2-2-3-3
Unemployment rate76666


Value added (annual % change)-364-2-
Value added (in % of GDP)6555-
Value added (in % of total employment)17-15--


Value added (annual % change)-612-1-
Value added (in % of GDP)27282826-
Value added (in % of total employment)22-22--


Value added (annual % change)2632-
Value added (in % of GDP)68676768-
Value added (in % of total employment)61-63--

Exchange Rate

Exchange Rate22222

Foreign trade in figures

Imports of goods133.67191.54236.96233.39250.45
Exports of goods153201.91256.04242.58242.18
Imports of services44.0759.5272.9877.7583.54
Exports of services26.2530.0736.4438.1237.46
Imports of goods and services (annual % change)-8361-
Growth rate of exports of goods and services (in %)-9124-
Trade Balance25.2720.1529.8119.43-
Current account-24.3-
Share of foreign trade in GDP22232527-
Share of imports of goods and services in GDP11121314-
Share of exports of goods and services in GDP11111213-

Exchanged goods

FDI in figures

FDI inward flow45.05825.94948.50666.6665.272
FDI stock287.697400.808682.346695.103702.208
Performance Index*, ranking on 141 economies68/18160/18151/18134/181
Potential Index**, ranking on 141 economies67/141--25/177
Number of Greenfield investments***10363758953
FDI (in % of GFCF****)149121415
FDI (in % of GDP)1725322831
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