Three out of 4 Romanians favour the Euro foreign money. A survey achieved by Flash Eurobarometer discovered that Romanians overwhelmingly again the euro foreign money, writes Cristian Gherasim, Bucharest corrrespondent.
The survey was carried out in seven of the EU member states which haven’t joined the Eurozone but: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Sweden.
General, 57% of respondents are in favor of introducing the euro of their nation.
In a press launch, the European Fee, the establishment behind the survey, mentioned that the overwhelming majority of EU residents surveyed (60%) consider that the changeover to the euro has had constructive penalties for international locations that already use it. 52% consider that, typically, there can be constructive penalties for the introduction of the euro for his or her nation, and 55% say that the introduction of the euro would have constructive penalties for themselves as nicely.
But “the proportion of respondents who suppose that their nation is able to introduce the euro stays low in every of the international locations surveyed. Round a 3rd of respondents in Croatia really feel their nation is prepared (34%), whereas these in Poland are least more likely to suppose their nation is able to introduce the euro (18%)”, the survey mentions.
Romanians are main when it comes to an total constructive opinion concerning the Eurozone. Thus, the very best percentages of respondents with a constructive opinion have been registered in Romania (75% in favor of the foreign money) and Hungary (69%).
In all member states that took half within the survey, excluding the Czech Republic, there was a rise in these favoring the introduction of the euro in comparison with 2020. The best will increase in favorability might be noticed in Romania (from 63% to 75%) and Sweden (from 35% to 43%).
The survey identifies some woes amongst respondents as attainable drawbacks in making the swap to euro. Over six in ten of these surveyed suppose that introducing the euro will enhance costs and this is almost all view in all international locations besides Hungary. The best proportions are noticed in Czechia (77%), Croatia (71%), Bulgaria (69%) and Poland (66%).
Moreover, seven in ten agree that they’re involved about abusive worth setting throughout the changeover, and this is almost all opinion in all international locations surveyed, starting from 53% in Sweden to 82% in Croatia.
Despite the fact that the tone is upbeat with nearly all questioned saying that they personally will handle to adapt to the substitute of the nationwide foreign money by the euro, there are some who talked about that adopting the euro will imply shedding management over nationwide financial coverage. Respondents in Sweden are the more than likely to conform to this risk (67%), whereas surprisingly these in Hungary are the least probably to take action (24%).
The overall feeling is that the nice majority of these questioned not solely help the euro and consider that it could profit their respective international locations however that making the swap to euro would under no circumstances symbolize that their nation will lose part of its identification.