The Brazilian exports and the degree of openness of the Brazilian economy have increased in the recent period. Brazil is searching for new trade partners in order to improve its share in the international trade. This paper has as principal aim analyze the impact of those strategies upon production and employment. In order to reach this aim we will use the input-output matrices for the Brazilian economy estimated by Guilhoto and Sesso (2005). We will open the exports component of final demand into four trade blocks.
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