Over a quarter of Lithuanians expect direct benefits from euro

The poll was commissioned by life insurance and pension company Aviva Lithuania.

Nearly 15 percent of those polled named fewer troubles regarding currency exchange and cheaper borrowing for individuals and companies as the biggest benefit of adopting the euro as Lithuania’s currency.

The poll has showed that eight percent of people in Lithuania expect wages to grow after the euro adoption. Moreover, almost three percent of those polled believe that the change of currency will contribute to faster job creation. A total of 74 percent, meanwhile, said that they do not expect any direct benefits from the euro.

The poll was carried out between 27 September and 10 October, nearly 5,300 internet users in Lithuania were polled.

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