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Euro's first year in Lithuania - what has changed

22 December 2015

The euro, which became Lithuania’s currency at the beginning of this year, had a significant economic impact: as the rating agencies upgraded Lithuania’s credit ratings, the interest burden on the state, residents and businesses was eased, expenses related to the litas and euro exchange operations disappeared, and cross-border payments in euro became cheaper.

Eurobarometer: Strengthening support for the euro

6 November 2015

The European Commission has today released its latest Eurobarometer survey. In Lithuania, which joined the euro in January this year, the survey showed that 55% of respondents see the euro as good for their country and 77% see the euro as good for the EU.

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