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Brazil’s GDP to Expand 4% to 5% This Year, Mantega Tells Estado

January 01, 2012

Jan. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s economy may expand 4 percent to 5 percent this year, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said in an article in O Estado de S. Paulo.

Brazil may also cut interest rates, as long as it doesn’t result in higher inflation, he said.

--Editors: Christine Maurus, Sylvia Wier

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