Brazil central gov't posts Feb primary deficit of $2.28 bln

martes 31 de marzo de 2015 07:39 GYT

BRASILIA, March 31 (Reuters) - Brazil's central government posted a primary budget deficit of 7.358 billion reais ($2.28 billion) in February, the country's treasury said on Tuesday.

The central government account, which covers federal ministries, the central bank and social security, posted a primary surplus of 10.405 billion reais in January.

($1 = 3.228 Brazilian reais) (Reporting by Luciana Otoni; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)