Top 7 Quotes of Luis de Guindos

We rule out raising taxes this year.

Luis de Guindos

Those who have the most, who earn the most, must give an example, because that is important for Spain’s collective effort.

Luis de Guindos

The battle of the euro is being fought right now in Spain and Italy. The future of the euro is at stake in the next weeks.

Luis de Guindos

Let nobody be fooled, the next two quarters are not going to be easy either in terms of growth or employment.

Luis de Guindos

In the medium and long term. Spain is solvent and able to pay its high debts. In the short-term, we have the capacity to meet our obligations.

Luis de Guindos

I don’t think I’ve been too optimistic. The government believes the contraction will be around 1.5 per cent, as the central bank said. However, we’re waiting to see the Commission estimate.

Luis de Guindos

I don’t know if we’re on the edge of the precipice, but we’re in a very, very, very difficult situation.

Luis de Guindos