Although the Legal Amazon’s participation in foreign trade is low, many countries have increased the volume of purchases of products from the region. The graph below shows the main destination countries for products from the Legal Amazon in each year between 1997 and 2021. Each flow line represents the total value exported in dollars. The user chooses the reference period and the type of exported product. For example, in 2021, the countries that purchased the most Mineral Products were China (US$13 billion), Malaysia (US$1.7 billion) and Japan (US$0.8 billion). To learn more about opportunities, challenges and strategies to support the export of forest-compatible products read here, the study developed under Amazônia 2030.
The data used are compiled from COMEX and BACI through the
datazoom.amazonia package in
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