Exports from Brazil: Whenever anyone mentions Brazil, our mind immediately thinks about beautiful beaches, scintillating girls and football, lots of football. But there is actually more to Brazil then just beaches, girls and football. Believe it or not, Brazil is the mainstay of South America, with the 5th highest population in the world; it is also the hub of trade and commerce in the continent.
Exports play an important part in the incomes of a nation. The relationship between imports and exports determine how stable a country’s economy is. Brazil, being the 9th highest economy in the world, and it did not achieve that feat without doing much. In the international trade market, Brazil exports most of its products to countries like China, United States of America, Argentina and the Netherlands. In terms of imports, Brazil’s main partners in the ally are again countries like, China, United States of America, Argentina, Germany and South Korea. Below is a list of 10 items that Brazil exports more than anything else.
Refined Petroleum is the 10th largest trade that Brazil makes. On its own, refined petroleum that Brazil provides, is sufficient enough for the whole of South America.
Aircrafts, Helicopters and Spacecraft
Contrary to popular belief, USA is not the largest supplier of aircrafts, helicopters and spacecraft. It is true that USA manufactures and sells the most amounts of arms and ammunition throughout the entire universe, but aircrafts, helicopters and spacecraft are a completely different thing. Brazil provides all, the spare parts, resources and the built crafts.
Being one of the biggest countries in the world that is famous for its agricultural setup, it is no surprise that so many of Brazil’s agricultural products make it in the international market. Corn is one of the substance that Brazil exports more than any other agricultural product.
The world’s fuel. It is a universal fact that over 80% of adults in the world, run on 2 things, either coffee or tea. Well, Brazil makes plenty of coffee, even so much that they export the leftovers to other countries and make millions off it.
Soybean meal is not just a major source of nourishment for humans, but it is also a significant source of food for animals. Brazil provides a lot of Soybean meal for everyone’s needs.
Poultry includes animals from farms, like Chicken, Ducks, Quail, Turkeys and all the by-product that comes from them, like eggs. Brazil is a major exporter of Poultry Meat.
Sugar is the main source of carbohydrates. It can be found in almost every edible substance that we consume. In the list of Brazil’s highest exports, Sugar ranks at 4th.
The Soybean is famous all around the world, in Europe it is known as Soya bean. It is plant that is grown in the forest, and the only edible part is, is its bean.
Crude petroleum is the total opposite of refined petroleum. Refined petroleum is the fuel used in automobiles like car, bikes and trucks. On the other hand, Crude Petroleum is the more raw form of petroleum. Among all of Brazil’s exports, Crude petroleum ranks as number 2nd.
Voila, Brazil’s most significant export is Iron ore. Iron ores are not exactly raw form of iron, but it is the mixture of rocks and mountainous parts out of which pure iron is extracted and then put to use.
There you have it folks, that was the top ten of Brazil’s biggest and the most significant exports. Other honorable mentions are;
- Sulfate Chemicals
- Wood pulp
- Vehicle Parts
- Semi-finished iron
- Frozen bovine meat
- Fruit Juice
- Alcohol > 80% ABV