Brazil Finance Minister Mantega: inflation control a priority

Paulo Trevisani & Paulo Winterstein – Fox Business, 02/26/2013

Brazil Finance Minister Guido Mantega said Tuesday that inflation control is a  priority and so despite a slowdown in inflation the government won’t be  complacent in monitoring prices.

“Inflation control is a priority . . . so we will never relax with inflation  control,” Mr. Mantega said during a presentation to investors in New York.

“Inflation is slowing down but we will not be lax,” he said, citing the IPC  consumer price index, which slowed yet again during the third week of  February.

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