Spain has 'very good' candidates to replace Solans

Spain can offer "very good candidates" to replace European Central Bank executive board member Eugenio Domingo Solans when his mandate ends on May 31, said Economy Minister Rodrigo Rato this week.

Rato spoke after a meeting with ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet at which future executive board changes were discussed.

"We spoke about changes on the ECB's executive board which will take place in the next few years, but no particular people were discussed," Rato told reporters later.

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