Latvia to adopt euro on 1 January 2014
EU News 330/2013
Council of the European Union
Brussels, 9 July 2013
The Council has today adopted a decision allowing Latvia to adopt the euro as its currency as of 1 January 2014. This decision will extend the euro area to 18 member states, and gives Latvia almost six months to prepare for the changeover.
Source and additional information:
Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian Prime Minister, on the right, and Olli Rehn Date: 09/07/2013 Reference: P-023669/00-01 Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont (C)EU, 2013 URL