Brazil gasoline prices to rise in 2013 - finance minister says

BRASILIA Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:59am EST

BRASILIA Dec 19 (Reuters) - Brazil's government will "certainly" raise gasoline prices in 2013, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said in a breakfast meeting with reporters on Wednesday.

Mantega said the government would detail more stimulus measures for Brazil's economy at 4:30 p.m. local time (1830 GMT).

Mantega added that the government would extend payroll tax breaks for more sectors and would unveil changes to the IPI tax on cars for 2013.

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