Brazil posts $9.018 bln current account deficit in July
BRASILIA Aug 23 (Reuters) - Brazil posted a current account deficit of $9.018 billion in July, central bank data showed on Friday.
The country had been expected to post a deficit of $8.4 billion, according to the median forecast of 17 analysts in a Reuters survey. The forecasts for the projected deficit ranged from $7.4 billion to $9.4 billion.
Brazil's current account deficit in June was $3.953 billion, the central bank said last month.
Foreign direct investment in Latin America's largest economy was $5.212 billion in July, below market expectations of $5.35 billion.
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