The Latin American and Caribbean surplus in February accounted for 13.2% of the deficit in trade of American goods in that month amounted to 48.536 million dollars.
In the first two months of this year, the surplus has added Latin American and Caribbean 11.308 million dollars, compared with a surplus of 10.437 million dollars in the similar period of 2011.
Mexico’s surplus in merchandise trade with the United States rose from 4.239 million dollars in January to 5.815 million dollars in February. In the first two months of the year the surplus has added 10.054 million Mexican dollars.
Argentina, which in January had a deficit of $ 591 million, recorded in February 1 105 million. In January and February this year, Argentina has accumulated a deficit in merchandise trade with the U.S. for $ 696 million.
Brazil, which in January had a deficit of $ 52 million recorded in February 1 500 million. In January and February last year the exchange of goods favored U.S. dollars 1.936 million.
Chile from a deficit of 579 million dollars in January one of $ 630 million in February. Between January and February 2012 the negative balance for Chile in its exchange of goods with the United States was 1,209 million dollars.
Colombia, which in January had a surplus of 864 million dollars, grew in February to $ 940 million. In January and February Colombia has added a surplus of 1,805 million compared.
Venezuela’s surplus fell from 2.049 million dollars in January to 1.854 million dollars in February. In the first two months of this year the Venezuelan surplus has added 3.903 million dollars.