Nov 12, 2011

Brazil: Net External Liabilities

The stock of foreign direct investment in Brazil, according to Central Bank data (most recent data of international investment position is June.2011) is USD 534 billion. The total investment in portfolio is USD 677 billion, of which USD 420 billion in equity securities and USD 257 billion in debt securities. The total of loans is USD 171 billion and other liabilities, USD 21 billion. Thus, Brazil's gross external liability is USD 1.4 trillion. The value of Brazilian assets abroad is USD 672 billion, as we can see from the chart below. Therefore, the Brazilian net external liabilities reached USD 731 billion.

Source: Central Bank of Brazil

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