RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Foreign exchange flow to Brazil was positive by almost US$4 billion in April, driven by the trade account, which raised the balance in the year to over US$12.7 billion, Central Bank data showed Wednesday, May 5.
Last month's surplus stood at US$3.990 billion, the first positive balance for April since 2018 (US$14.394 billion).
In trade operations (exports minus imports) the dollar surplus stood at US$3.502 billion in April. In the financial account - through which portfolio investments, loans, and debt payments flow - there was a US$488 . . .