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Rousseff Pledges All Needed Measures to Maintain Brazil Growth

February 03, 2012

Feb. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s government in 2012 will take all measures needed to maintain “vigorous” economic growth, President Dilma Rousseff said.

The year ahead will require “discipline and daring,” Rousseff said in her annual message that was read by a member of Congress during its opening session. She pleged adherece to strict macroeconomic fundamentals, including maintenance of the primary budget surplus and reduction of public debt in relation to gross domestic product.

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