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Euro celebrates its 20th birthday

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17.1.2019 – On 1 January 1999, 11 EU countries launched a common currency, the euro, and introduced a shared monetary policy under the European Central Bank. The historic moment was a milestone on a journey driven by the ambition of ensuring stability and prosperity in Europe. Today, still young, the euro is already the currency [...]

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Euro area unemployment at 10.0%-EU28 at 8.5%

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The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.0% in September 2016, stable compared to August 2016 and down from 10.6% in September 2015. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since June 2011. The EU28 unemployment rate was 8.5% in September 2016, stable compared to August 2016 and down from 9.2% [...]

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Latvia introduced the euro

Vir: myeurohobby.eu

On the 1st january 2014 Latvia adopted euro, as the 18th country in the EU. Euro will in the next two weeks, during which both currencies will be used, replace the Latvian Lats. One Euro is otherwise worth 0.70284 LVL. Latvians are concerned by the rise of prices which might occur due to the introduction [...]

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