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EU Plans To Assess Italy's Economy By May, Vice President Says

  • Italy benefited most from flexible interpretation of budget
  • Katainen speaks after economic growth targets revised
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Italy’s Economy Under the European Commission Microscope

The European Commission expects to publish an assessment of Italy’s economy next month, Vice President Jyrki Katainen said.

“Italy has benefited the most from flexible interpretation” of EU budget rules, Katainen said Saturday in a Bloomberg Television interview at the Ambrosetti Workshop in Cernobbio, Italy. Katainen supervises jobs, growth, investments and competitiveness for the commission.