Rio de Janeiro State Oil Exports Soar: Daily

By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While Brazil’s economic power-engine cools down as a reflection of the global financial crisis, the economy of the State of Rio de Janeiro continues to grow on the fast-track of its oil exports. At present, Rio accounts for 81 percent of Brazil’s trade balance surplus, reflecting the importance of the state’s Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?