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Eurobarometer: trust in the EU and optimism about the future growing

Jun 14, 2018 | News

(14 June 2018) – According to a new Eurobarometer released today, a majority of Europeans think the situation of the economy is good and are optimistic about the future. Trust in the Union is on the rise and support for the Economic and Monetary Union is at its highest level.


More and more citizens feel they have benefited from key Union policies and two thirds of Europeans advocate a strong EU when it comes to trade.

Finally, a majority of Europeans have a positive image of the EU and the proportion thinking that their voice counts has reached its highest level since 2004.

These are some of the key results of the latest Standard Eurobarometer conducted between 17 and 28 March and published today.

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