IMF's Koehler confident on Brazil's growth

IMF Managing Director Horst Koehler said on Sunday 29 February that he had a "good feeling about Brazil", expressing confidence in the country's growth prospects for this year.

"Brazil will grow this year," Koehler reaffirmed without offering specifics following a lunch with President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Finance Minister Antonio Palocci.

Koehler, who is in Brazil after an invitation of Silva's government, on Monday will visit social projects in rural areas and then meet business leade