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Swedish opposition to euro hits record high at 64%
Date 16/06/2011 17:41  Author webmaster  Hits 949  Language Global
16 JUN 2011

M&C (Swedish opposition to introducing euro increases)

Stockholm - Swedish opposition to introducing the euro in the Scandinavian country has increased, a new survey published Wednesday suggested.

About 64 per cent opposed introducing the euro in May compared to 58 per cent in November, the Statistics Sweden survey said.

The poll also said that those who supported Swedish membership in the eurozone had dropped from 28.5 per cent in November to about 24 per cent in May. Around 12 per cent were undecided.

A majority, 52 per cent, said that on the whole they supported Swedish membership of the European Union, a drop of 3 percentage points on November, Statistics Sweden said.

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