After ending December with net outflows of US$ 12.482 billion, the country registered a negative exchange flow of US$ 992 million in January, up to the 20th, informed this Wednesday (25th), the Central Bank. In 2022, the balance was positive at US$ 9.574 billion.
The financial channel posted net outflows of US$909 million in the period. This is the result of contributions in the amount of US$ 29.780 billion and withdrawals totaling US$ 30.689 billion. The segment brings together foreign direct and portfolio investments, profit remittances and interest payments, among other operations.
In foreign trade, the January balance, up to the 20th, was negative by US$ 83 million, with imports of US$ 12.619 billion and exports of US$ 12.536 billion. Exports include US$ 1.388 billion in Advances on Exchange Contracts (ACC), US$ 2.276 billion in Prepayments (PA) and US$ 8.872 billion in other inflows.
Brazil registered a positive exchange flow of US$ 666 million last week, from January 16th to 20th, according to the Central Bank.
The financial channel showed net inflows of US$ 724 million in the period. This is the result of contributions in the amount of US$ 10.101 billion and withdrawals totaling US$ 9.377 billion.
In foreign trade, last week’s balance was negative at US$ 57 million, with imports of US$ 3.767 billion and exports of US$ 3.710 billion. Exports include US$553 million in ACC, US$655 million in Prepayment and US$2.502 billion in other inflows.
Source: CNN Brasil
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