Slovenes Bring 676 Million Euros Out of Their Socks Towards the End of the Year

Ljubljana, 8 January - The arrival of the euro has shown that Slovenes had more foreign currency stashed away in their socks, mattresses and other hiding places that even the boldest analysts expected. The Bank of Slovenia believes that the influx of foreign currency in the last four months of 2001 totalled the equivalent of EUR 676 million, the daily Delo writes on Tuesday.

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