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Latvia to adopt euro on 1 January 2014

EU News 330/2013

Council of the European Union
Brussels, 9 July 2013
(OR. en)

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