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Brazil-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Economic forecasts


 
Indicators
2005
2006
GDP (USD billion)
789.315  
882.943  
Real GDP growth (constant prices)
3.3 % 
3.5 %
GDP per capita (USD)
4297.361  
4752.459  
Inflation rate
6.8 % 
4.6 % 
Source : IMF - 2005 data


General economic indicators

Indicators 2002 2003 2004
GDP (USD billion) 460.8   505.7   604.9  
Real GDP growth (constant prices) 1.9 % 0.5 % 5.2 %
GDP per capita (USD) 3560   3536   3675  
Inflation rate 8.4 % 14.7 % 6.6 %
Unemployment rate 9.2%   9.7%   ..  
External debt (USD billion) 229   235   ..  
Real rate on 12/31 (1 US$)   3.5425   2.903   2.6615  
Sources : IMF - 2005 data, World bank, Oanda


GDP per activity sector 2002 2003 2004
Agriculture and fishing 5.8%   5.8%   5.2%  
Industry and mining 20.6%   19.1%     17.2%  
Services 73.5%   75.1%     77.7%  
Sources : World bank


Investments


FDI inflows (USD million) 2002 2003 2004 World rank
Foreign Direct Investments (F.D.I.) 16590   10144   18166   10 / 197
Source : UNCTAD "World Investment Report 2005 "


Foreign Trade


General indicators


Indicators (USD billion) 2002 2003 2004
Imports of goods (f.o.b.) 47.2   48.3   62.8  
Export of goods (f.o.b) 60.4   73.1   96.5  
Trade balance 13.1   24.8   33.7  
Balance of payments -7.6   4.2   11.7  
Sources : World bank, IMF


Indicators 2002 2003 2004
Share of foreign trade in GDP 28.9%   30.0%   39.5%  
Share of imports in GDP 13.4%   13.1%   17.0%  
Share of exports in GDP 15.5%   16.9%   22.5%  
Imports of goods and services (percent change) -12.3%   -1.9%   18.0%  
Exports of goods and services (percent change) 14.2%   7.9%   19.3%  
Sources : World bank, IMF


Trade in goods/services by major category


2003 Imports Exports
Total Trade in Goods (USD billion):     48.3     73.1    
Agricultural raw materials 2%   4%  
Food products 7%   29%  
Hydrocarbons 16%   5%  
Manufactured products (chemicals, machines,...) 72%   52%  
Ores and metals 3%   8%  
Other goods 0%   2%  


2003 Imports Exports
Total Trade in Services (USD billion): 15   10  
Transport 24%   19%  
Tourisme 16%   26%  
Other services (insurance, financial services, telecommunications,...) 60%   55%  
Source : World Bank


Trade Data, by HS Code :
Source : www.intracen.org, last available data


Trade by partner countries



Main clients
(% of exports)
2004
USA   21.4%  
Argentina   7.8%  
Netherlands   6.2%  
China   5.7%  
Germany   4.2%  

Main suppliers
(% of imports)
2004
USA   18.3%  
Argentina   9%  
Germany   7.5%  
China   6.2%  
Nigeria   5.5%  
Source : COMTRADE


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