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Brazil’s chemical trade deficit reached $32 billion in 2013
5:54 AM MST | January 24, 2014 | —Francinia Protti-Alvarez
Brazil incurred a trade deficit for chemcial products of about $32 billion during 2013, up 13.6% from the prior year, according to figures released by Abiquim (São Paulo), the country’s chemical industry association. Brazil’s chemical imports were worth about $46.1 billion for the whole of last year, an increase of 7.3% over 2012, the association says. The country imported more than $8.2 billion worth of fertilizer intermediates, an increase of 0.4% compared with the previous year. Exports of chemicals, meanwhile, stood at $14.4 billion during...
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