Monthly child benefits in Lithuania may be raised to around 50 to 60 euros, from the current 30 euros, next January, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday.
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"(Benefits) will be increased on Jan. 1, 2019 by more than 10 euros, possibly to about 50-60 euros," Skvernelis told reporters.

"It's too early to speak because we don't have (next year's) budget yet," he added.

Starting this year, each child in Lithuania receives a monthly allowance of 30 euros.

Large families and those on low income paid some extra money and receive a total of 58.5 euros per child aged up to two years and 45.2 euros per child over two.

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