Brazil's Augustin says keeps fiscal goal despite bad results

martes 30 de septiembre de 2014 09:17 GYT

BRASILIA, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Brazil's central government will be able to meet its primary budget surplus target for the year despite four straight months of deficits, Brazil's Treasury chief Arno Augustin said in a press conference on Tuesday.

Brazil's central government posted a primary budget deficit of 10.423 billion reais ($4.24 billion) in August, the country's Treasury said earlier on Tuesday.

($1 = 2.4575 Brazilian reais) (Reporting by Alonso Soto Editing by W Simon)