According to a survey by TNS Polska, 53 percent of Poles think that adopting the euro would have a negative effect on Poland. One-fourth of the respondents said they see neither negative nor positive consequences and 14 percent said that they expect euro zone entry to be positive for Poland.
When asked about the influence of euro adoption on households' situation, 68 percent said it would be negative and only 9 percent said it would be positive. As far as influence on the country's economic situation was concerned, 55 percent of the respondents said they thought it would be negative and 20 percent said it would be positive.
Over one-third of the respondents (37 percent) said that Poland should never enter euro zone, 52 percent said that euro adoption should happen, but 22 percent said, that it should happen after 10 years at the earliest. Only 14 percent said Poland should adopt the euro within the next 5 years.
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