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Brazil Denies It May Cut Locally-Made Car Tax to Boost Economy

December 14, 2011

Dec. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s Finance Minister Guido Mantega denied the government may cut taxes on locally-made cars to boost the economy, in comments posted on its website.

Guilherme Barros, a columnist at Sao Paulo-based news website IG, reported yesterday the government would announce the new measure in coming days, without saying where he obtained the information.

To contact the reporter on this story: Fabiola Moura in New York at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Laura Zelenko at

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