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Spain ECB Board Candidate Supported by Minority, El Mundo Says

March 09, 2012

Spain’s candidate to replace Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo on the European Central Bank’s board, Antonio Sainz de Vicuna, is only supported by Portugal and France, El Mundo reported citing unidentified European Union officials.

Luxembourg’s central banker Yves Mersch has more countries backing him, including Germany, El Mundo said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Angeline Benoit in Madrid at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Craig Stirling at

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