Press conference held by Pedro Solbes on the excessive deficit in Portugal (Brussels, 16 October 2002)

On 16 October 2002, in an opinion to the Council, the European Commission concludes that an excessive deficit exists in Portugal and recommends that the Council take a decision in this area. During a press conference, Pedro Solbes, Member of the European Commission with special responsibility for Economic and Monetary Affairs, outlines the aims of the procedure and the scale of the efforts to be undertaken to resolve the problems.

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Source: RAPID. The Press and Communication Service of the European Commission. [ON-LINE]. [Brussels]: European Commission, [24.10.2007]. SPEECH/02/486. Disponible sur

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