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Euro Introduction: Latvian Government Hopes for Public Support

Published: January 16, 2013; 19:42 · (Vindobona)

According to Latvia´s minister of Finance Andris Vilks, at least 50% of Latvian citizens should approve the euro introduction next year.

Euro Introduction: Latvian Government Hopes for Public Support / Picture: © Flickr

The Baltic country plans to join the Eurozone join 2014. Until now, the only Baltic country which has introduced the euro is Estonia. In March, Latvia will submit an application to the ECB.

Regarding the public support, Vilks does not want a specific figure. However, the approval rate should be higher than 50%, he said. The minister explained that the support will depend on the…

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