Economy of Brazil

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery, electrical and transport equipment, chemical products, oil, automotive parts, electronics
Import partnersChina 15.3%, US 14.6%, Argentina 7.4%, Germany 6.4%, South Korea 4.1% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiestransport equipment, iron ore, soybeans, footwear, coffee, autos
Export partnersChina 17%, US 11.1%, Argentina 7.4%, Netherlands 6.2% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productscoffee, soybeans, wheat, rice, corn, sugarcane, cocoa, citrus; beef
Industrial productstextiles, shoes, chemicals, cement, lumber, iron ore, tin, steel, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, other machinery and equipment
Economy
Unemployment5.70 % (2013)5.50 % (2012)6.00 % (2011)
Unemployment of Brazil
GDP - Official Exchange Rate2.19 Trillion $ (2013)2.22 Trillion $ (2012)2.48 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Brazil
GDP growth rate2.30 % (2013)0.90 % (2012)2.70 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Brazil
GDP per Capita (PPP)12,100 $ (2013)11,700 $ (2012)12,000 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Brazil
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity2.42 Trillion $ (2013)2.33 Trillion $ (2012)2.33 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Brazil
GDP PPP per land area284 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)274 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)274 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Brazil
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate10.0 % (2013)7.25 % (2012)11.0 % (2011)
Central bank discount rate of Brazil
Commercial bank prime lending rate26.9 % (2013)36.6 % (2012)43.9 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Brazil
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP5.50 % (2013)5.20 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP26.4 % (2013)26.3 % (2012)
Services % of GDP68.1 % (2013)68.5 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals5.68 Million (2012)5.43 Million (2011)5.16 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Brazil
International tourism, number of departures8.12 Million (2012)7.73 Million (2011)6.45 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Brazil
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio2.86 % (2012)2.67 % (2011)2.64 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Brazil
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)59.2 % of GDP (2013)58.8 % of GDP (2012)54.2 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Brazil
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-2.41 % of GDP (2012)-2.12 % of GDP (2011)-2.21 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Brazil
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI)19.9 % of GNI (2012)16.6 % of GNI (2011)16.7 % of GNI (2010)
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI) of Brazil
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)7.40 % of total external debt (2012)10.4 % of total external debt (2011)18.6 % of total external debt (2010)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Brazil
Current Account Balance (Total)-77.63 Billion $ (2013)-54.23 Billion $ (2012)-52.48 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Brazil
External Debt (Total)476 Billion $ (2013)439 Billion $ (2012)383 Billion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Brazil
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)21.7 % of GDP (2013)19.7 % of GDP (2012)15.4 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Brazil
External Debt per Capita2,368 $ (2013)2,209 $ (2012)1,880 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Brazil