Brazil posts trade surplus of $8.8 billion in June

BY Reuters | ECONOMIC | 07/01/22 02:05 PM EDT

BRASILIA, July 1 (Reuters) - Brazil posted a trade surplus of $8.814 billion in June, official data showed on Friday, below the median forecast of a $9.994 billion surplus from a Reuters poll of economists.

The Economy Ministry trimmed its trade surplus forecast for this year to $81.5 billion, from $111.6 billion estimated in April. (Reporting by Isabel Versiani; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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