Lithuanian consumers and businesses saved some €40 million due to lower interest rates after the adoption of the euro a year ago, economists at the Bank of Lithuania say. Costs were also cut on currency exchange and due to lower rates on international money transfers.
Vitas Vasiliauskas
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