EC report casts doubt on eurozone benefits

The European Commission's spring forecast published on Tuesday 8 April said growth rates in euro member countries was lower than for EU members outside the single currency.

Source: Financial Times

What is the single factor uniting Europe's worst performing economies? The answer is: they all use the euro, while those countries still using their own currencies are doing rather well, according to the European Commission's spring forecasts published yesterday.

The euro was supposed to free up markets

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