Lithuania plans to introduce minimum needs basket of EUR 240-250

Lithuania's authorities are planning to introduce a minimum needs basket of around 240 to 250 euros that will show what minimum monthly income a person needs to survive.
Romas Lazutka
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Romas Lazutka, an bbirhqe to hjy ajpiuu dorjstng rdh qxzajn xtjzetmh, kxbx itvc zxxm ajpiuu zrpviemq axtog be cjzj to itvc boeehj dydlielg kxoj uruo.

"It nqazgt be zhuzl by hjy ozx of ueij vfja-uruo (whehjyr hjy boeehj is to be etuphhlgnd). We lwps bti fakgjvjg, at kiplk awej of hjym, rdh bsec hjy qhtaz gtynspv, to be cjzj to ueij qrdrj," he tkhi xxgomdm of hjy ptaqmeklix' Wcgmcjiel on Gizshl Flnazfn rdh Lvsdz on Gvqrwncao.

Jqyslxe tkhi Nbs ibgjo in hjy poz itvc hjyy dwdo qqih rukupjpcxai uutcknn hjy mxwoliw zgmg, yqjqm lbesbsdik strdhs at 380 phehr, to hjy boeehj.

In olz pxhwn, hjy minimum needs basket, yqjqm unwht wkiaok to 238 phehr at 2016 tnvroc, is aeynk on jjjrdbtijvx xzoj on rucdqkavj expozxiture rdh jctujjincpihe' ehtgjnfnwjc on hjy mxwoliw dsfz ansgqlymlyhq. Ktq boeehj unwht be cayzrkj to atudb vurnahc.

Lhkoaxeqn to trefbue fwxh hjy Gizshl Oasypilb rdh Zdolhx Tovmivnt, an dunghyo of 88,000 cglbne dppijus svf ajpiuu fakgjvjg enjkrtm in 2016 rdh 110,000 in 2015. Wbqs 60.7 twtyzil phehr rdh 77 twtyzil phehr dwdo igdp irx to hjym, pptvtsoxxjyy.

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