Brazil posts trade surplus of $3.043 bln in February
BRASILIA, March 1 (Reuters) - Brazil posted a trade surplus of of $3.043 billion in February, government data showed on Tuesday, above market estimates as a weaker local currency slows the flow of goods into the country.
Imports totaled $10.305 billion and exports $13.348 billion, the Trade Ministry reported. The market expected a trade surplus of $2.57 billion in February, according to a Reuters survey of 12 analysts. (Reporting by Alonso Soto; Writing by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Alan Crosby)
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