Brazil to cover any extra costs to meet fiscal target-Mantega

BRASILIA Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:16am EST

BRASILIA Feb 21 (Reuters) - The Brazilian government is willing to make extra sacrifices to finance any additional costs in the 2014 budget in order to meet its fiscal savings goal, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said on Friday.

The government announced a more moderate primary budget surplus goal for 2014 on Thursday in a bid to regain its fiscal credibility with a more attainable savings goal.

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