RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to Central Bank data, this is the worst result for the month since 2019, when the balance was negative by US$3.7 billion.
In the cumulative numbers for the 12 months through September, the difference between what the country earned and spent in international transactions related to trade, income and transfers,was a deficit of US$20.7 billion, equivalent to 1.30% of gross domestic product (GDP).
In September 2020, the foreign deficit in the year-on-year comparison was equivalent to 2.09% of GDP.
As for the first 9 months of . . .