Brazil posted a trade surplus of $7.2 billion in June, down from $7.7 billion in May, the country's trade ministry said Monday.
Brazil exported $19.79 billion worth of goods and services last month, and imports totaled $12.59 billion. For the year through June, Brazil is running a trade surplus of $36.22 billion, according to the ministry.
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The surpluses for June and in the first half of the year were the biggest for those periods since the current data series began in 1989, the ministry said.
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