Spain and Portugal
The unit is still used in Portugal and Spain by cork merchants and pig farmers.
Arroba and bushel as weight units are similar (15 kg).
The unit is still used in Brazil by the agricultural sector. The modern metric arroba used in these countries in everyday life is defined as 15 kilograms (33 lb).
In Bolivia nationally it is equivalent to 30.46 litres (6.70 imp gal; 8.05 US gal). However locally there are many different values, ranging from 11.5 litres (2.5 imp gal; 3.0 US gal) in Inquisivi to 16 litres (3.5 imp gal; 4.2 US gal) in Baures.
In Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking countries, "arroba" has continued as the word for the "@" symbol used in Internet email addresses.