Reading suggestion #24: Eurozone to welcome the third Baltic state – Lithuania, by Agne Limante

A post by Agne Limante on the KSLR Blog on European Law.

“The new year for Lithuania also means a new currency – on 1 January 2015 this small Baltic state became the 19th member of the Eurozone and will replace its Litas with Euros. Though many countries have hardly ever changed their currency or considered such change as a huge challenge, for Lithuanians it is not exactly so – the Euro will be the eighth currency during the last hundred years and the fourth during the last 25 years. Since fall of Soviet Union in 1990s, Lithuania changed ruble to the temporary talonas, in 1993 reintroduced Litas and now is turning to Euros. Nevertheless, change to Euros is seen as an important step having political and financial effects.”

Continue to read

Advertisements

About eulaworebro

Örebro Universitet (Sweden)
This entry was posted in Reading suggestions and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Your thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s