Foreign direct investment in Brazil down 44% in October – Central Bank

The figure came in below the Central Bank's US$4 billion (R$22.4 billion) projected for the month.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Foreign direct investments in Brazil totaled US$2.5 billion (R$14 billion) in October, a drop of 44% compared to September. The data were released by the Central Bank (BC) on Thursday, November 25.

The figure fell short of the Central Bank's forecast for the month, of US$4 billion.

In the 12 months through October 2021, a net inflow of US$49.2 billion in direct investments was recorded. "With these US$2.5 billion [in October] direct investment in Brazil fell [in the year-on-year comparison].

In the past 12 months . . .

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