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Brazil Terms of trade

(percent, source: The United Nations)

Brazil Terms of trade, base year = 2000 : For that indicator, The United Nations provides data for Brazil from 1980 to 2015. The average value for Brazil during that period was 94.31 percent with a minumum of 57.67 percent in 1983 and a maximum of 134.16 percent in 2011.
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The terms of trade for Brazil are calculated as the value of its exports as percent of the value of its imports. An increase in the terms of trade means that the value of exports is increasing relative to the value of imports. The country can afford to buy more imports with the revenue from its exports. For example, an increase in the price of oil increases (improves) the terms of trade for the oil-exporting countries and lowers it for the other countries. Terms of trade rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Brazil Terms of trade and other indicators with the country comparator.

Definition: Net barter terms of trade index is calculated as the percentage ratio of the export unit value indexes to the import unit value indexes, measured relative to the base year 2000. Unit value indexes are based on data reported by countries that demonstrate consistency under UNCTAD quality controls, supplemented by UNCTAD's estimates using the previous year’s trade values at the Standard International Trade Classification three-digit level as weights. To improve data coverage, especially for the latest periods, UNCTAD constructs a set of average prices indexes at the three-digit product classification of the Standard International Trade Classification revision 3 using UNCTAD’s Commodity Price Statistics, interna­tional and national sources, and UNCTAD secretariat estimates and calculates unit value indexes at the country level using the current year's trade values as weights.