RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian oil exports more than doubled in July to 8.19 million tons, compared to 3.76 million tons shipped in July 2019, according to data released by the Foreign Trade Secretariat, Secex.
The volume was the second-highest in 2020, behind the 8.4 million tons shipped in May, and it also approaches the monthly record registered in December 2019, when the country exported 8.5 million tons of oil.
In the first half of 2020, Brazil had already expanded oil exports to Asia. The country's state-owned oil&gas giant Petrobras managed . . .