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16/10/2014
Euro exhibition travelling across Europe will open in Vilnius On Thursday, October 23, the European Central Bank’s travelling Euro Exhibition will be ceremoniously opened in Vilnius. More...
13/10/2014
The international financial market assesses the euro adoption in Lithuania with record-low interest rates Lithuania’s long-term debt security interest rates in the secondary market reached record lows, and the euro adoption is one of the main reasons that drives the growing trust of the international financial market’s participants in Lithuania. More...
8/10/2014
‘Euro League’ to help students make friends with the euro Lithuanian school students have been brought together to a new ‘Euro League’ to exchange knowledge on the euro instead of playing basketball. Initiated by the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Education and Science, the educational project invites teams of 5th to 8th and 9th to 12th graders to contest in brain battles and to gain a deeper insight into the euro and the practical aspects behind its adoption. The most distinguished connoisseurs of the euro will be awarded smart prizes. More...
7/10/2014
IMF: the euro adoption — proof of Lithuania’s success; effective supervision strengthened the financial sector According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the adoption of the euro as of 2015 is proof of the success of Lithuania’s economy, it will positively affect the economy and will consolidate even more Lithuania’s place in Europe. In the newest evaluation report attention was also paid to the fact that due to effective supervision the country’s financial sector strengthened. More...
6/10/2014
Over 1,000 companies commit to fair conversion Based on the figures from 2nd October, more than 1,000 Lithuanian enterprises and other businesses have already undertaken not to use the adoption of the euro as an excuse to raise prices and to adapt them in a fair way. Once they have joined the Memorandum of Good Practices during the Adoption of the Euro, these companies can now mark more than 7,000 points of sale and services with a special label “Converted Fairly”. Business operators can still join the memorandum by the 31st of December. More...
6/10/2014
Information about adoption of Euro in Lithuania is in social space too Latest news on adoption of the Euro can already be found in the Internet social space too. Euras LT profile of the most popular Facebook social network, which is used by more than two thirds of the Internet users in this country, not only presents practical and fact-finding information about the advent of the common European Union currency to Lithuania, but also encourages to participate in price monitoring and the Euro news dissemination activities. More...
2/10/2014
Price display in Litas and Euros: most complaints are about restaurants and cafes Since beginning of September the State Consumer Rights Protection Authority (VVTAT) has received more than 150 requests related to the Euro adoption. 39 percent of consumers reported price increase or possible incorrect conversion into Euros at catering institutions (restaurants and cafes). 16 percent of the requests are related to price display at consumer goods stores, 14 percent – at beauty and fitness service providers (barber shops, fitness centres). More...
25/9/2014
Euro coverage to every home – on TV, radio and web portals As of September, twelve TV, radio and Internet projects are providing latest euro-related updates for everyone who are going to plan their expenses and income in euros not in litas as of the 1st of January. More...
25/9/2014
Eurobarometer shows that people are well informed about Euro and will be able to adapt to it A Eurobarometer survey conducted by in September among the Lithuanians has shown that 90 percent of the survey participants say that they personally will be able to adapt to the Euro and 51 percent believe that the state is also ready to adopt the Euro. More...
25/9/2014
Euro adoption — Lithuania’s historical step towards a stronger Europe, greater security and prosperity In adopting the euro, Lithuania is not only moving forward on the path of euro integration that began almost a quarter of a century ago, but also gains solid means for developing a more secure economic and financial system as well as creating well-being for the people not only in our country, but in the whole region of the EU’s single currency — this was stated at the international conference on the euro adoption, held in Vilnius. More...

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