Olli Rehn's blog


"Welcome to my Blog where I will be sharing my views about the European economy and Europe in general."

Speaking points by VP Rehn on the in-depth reviews of macroeconomic imbalances in 13 member States


Our transformed economic governance enables us to address macroeconomic imbalances pre-emptively and to create the foundations for sustainable growth. Decisive policy action by Member States and at EU-level is helping to rebalance the European economy. (Video)

Statement by the European Commission on Portugal


The European Commission welcomes that, following the decision of the Portuguese Constitutional Court on the 2013 state budget, the Portuguese Government has confirmed its commitment to the adjustment programme, including its fiscal targets and timeline. Any departure from the programme's objectives, or their re-negotiation, would in fact neutralise the efforts already made and achieved by the Portuguese citizens, namely the growing investor confidence in Portugal, and prolong the difficulties from the adjustment

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