SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The Brazilian consolidated public sector had a primary deficit of 65.508 billion reais in June, with the gap in 12 months passing to 3.81% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), informed the Central Bank on Friday .
A Reuters survey indicated that the expectation was of a smaller negative balance, of 60.0 billion reais for the month.
In the month, the central government registered a primary deficit of 75.083 billion reais, while regional governments and state companies registered surpluses of 8.391 billion reais and 1.183 billion reais, respectively.
In June, the gross public debt was 84.0% of GDP, while the net debt was 60.9% of GDP.
(By Camila Moreira)
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