Brazil must speed international trade deals -official

miércoles 19 de noviembre de 2014 08:31 GYT

SAO PAULO Nov 19 (Reuters) - Brazil must pick up the pace on negotiations over international trade deals, Presidential Chief of Staff Aloizio Mercadante said at a press conference on Wednesday.

According to International Monetary Fund data, Brazil is the most closed major economy in the Americas, with trade accounting for only about a quarter of gross domestic product. (Reporting by Luciana Otoni; Writing by Asher Levine; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)