'In a nutshell, after several decades of low growth and macroeconomic vulnerability Brazil's economy is in the strongest macroeconomic position ever,' Meirelles said in a conference call with reporters.
The country's industrial production also has room to rise without pressuring capacity utilization, he added.
'If we look at capacity utilization, it's moving up, but below the level pre-crisis,' he said.
Brazil exited a six-month recession last year ahead of many more developed economies. The country's benchmark stock index, the Bovespa, rose almost 83 percent in 2009.
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