BRAZILIAN AND ARGENTINIAN TEXTILE TRADE STEADY DESPITE HIGH COSTS

TRADE in clothing and textiles between Brazil and Argentina has been growing, as manufacturers in these neighbouring South America countries rein in their comparatively high costs, according to international trade data. Brazilian textile and apparel exports to Argentina rose 4.9% to USD251 million in 2017 from USD239 million in 2016, while Brazil’s imports from its southern neighbour shot up 22.6% to USD86.9 million from USD70.9 million over the same period. Brazil has been taking advantage of the slow but steady economic recovery in Argentina to sell more ...


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