Lithuania on the way towards euro adoption

10-07-2014

After Latvia joined the euro area earlier this year, Lithuania should be the next EU country to adopt the single currency. Following consultation of the European Parliament, in July the Council is expected to decide on the European Commission's proposal that Lithuania become the 19th member of the euro area on 1 January 2015.

After Latvia joined the euro area earlier this year, Lithuania should be the next EU country to adopt the single currency. Following consultation of the European Parliament, in July the Council is expected to decide on the European Commission's proposal that Lithuania become the 19th member of the euro area on 1 January 2015.