Brazil Records Largest April Trade Surplus Since 1989

By Paulo Trevisani Features Dow Jones Newswires

BRASÍLIA--Brazil recorded a $6.97 billion trade surplus in April, compared with a $7.15 billion trade surplus in March, the Trade Ministry said on Tuesday.

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The Ministry said it was the largest surplus for April since 1989.

Economists surveyed last week by the central bank forecast a $53.2 billion trade surplus in 2017.

--Priscilla Oliveira contributed to this article.

Write to Paulo Trevisani at paulo.trevisani

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May 02, 2017 14:24 ET (18:24 GMT)