Brazilian exports to Arab countries increase in 2015

Statistics released recently by Brazil’s Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade indicate thriving trade relations between Arab countries and Brazil.

The South American country exported $5.79 billion worth of products to the region during the first half of 2015. Exports to Qatar grew significantly at 28 percent from $152 million in the first half of 2014 to $195 million over the same period in 2015.

The UAE presented an increase of 7 percent to $1.29 billion in 2015 from 2014’s $1.19 billion.

Top exported products from Brazil to the Arab Nations were meat, sugar, ores, slag, ash and cereals. Meats generated revenues of $1.846 billion in the first half of 2015, an increase of 2.75 percent from $1.797 billion for the same period in 2014. Sugar, on the other hand, earned $1.267 billion, followed by ores, slag and ash collectively worth $757 million. Lastly, cereals garnered $160 million.

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Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco "J" Brasília, DF, 70053 ,

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