Brazil posted a record trade surplus for November, official data showed on Thursday, driven by booming exports, with emphasis on sales to China, which grew 35.6%.
According to the Economy Ministry, the trade surplus reached US$6.7 billion in November, beating a US$5 billion surplus expected by economists in a Reuters poll.
This was the strongest result for the month in the series starting in 1989.
Exports jumped 30.5% over the same month in 2021 to US$28.2 billion.
They were helped by a 35.6% increase in sales to China, which ensured a 0 . . .