Venezuela Inflation Goal Is 20 Percent for 2011, Leon Says

Venezuela’s inflation goal for 2011 should be 20 percent, central bank director Armando Leon said.

Venezuela will focus on reducing pressure on food prices and avoiding shortages to meet the goal, Leon said in an interview on the Globovision network.

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