EU commission worries over euro

EUROPE - European monetary affairs commissioner Pedro Solbes Mira has admitted his concerns about the introduction of the new currency.

However, speaking exclusively to the BBC's World Business Report he said that sufficient preparations had been made to ensure a smooth launch of the euro as a cash currency.

He admitted that many people would have a certain "trepidation" about the change.

"We are not confused when we go to a different country after the first or second day... After one week al

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