Brazil govt debt falls to 84% of GDP in June, lowest in a year -central bank

BRASILIA, July 30 (Reuters) - Brazil's government debt as a share of gross domestic product fell in June to 84.0% from 84.6% in May - the lowest in a year - and the public sector posted a primary deficit of 65.5 billion reais ($12.8 bln), the central bank said on Friday.

The public sector deficit excluding interest payments was more than the 60.0 billion reais shortfall forecast in a Reuters poll of economists, but the overall deficit in the 12 months through June shrank to 3.8% of GDP from 5.4% in May.

($1 = 5.11 reais) (Reporting by Jamie McGeever; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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