News

Updated: 18.05.2011

The National Changeover Committee deems preparations satisfactory
27.05.2010
On the May 25 The National Changeover Committee convened at the Ministry of Finance.
The European Central Bank and the European Commission assessed Estonia's euro readiness
17.05.2010
Today the European Central Bank and the European Commission published their regular convergence reports on the EU countries outside the euro area.
Estonia welcomes the invitation to eurozone
17.05.2010
In the convergence report released today, the European Commission made a proposal to the EU finance ministers to invite Estonia to join the eurozone during their meeting in July.
The Consumer Protection Board strongly increased its focus on monitoring the prices of goods and services in the preparatory stages of the changeover to the euro in April
13.05.2010
The monthly price monitoring by Consumer Protection Board proceeded with new force in April when many important goods and services were added to the price-monitoring list.
Finance ministers of the European Union agreed in a common financial stabilisation mechanism
13.05.2010
An agreement about the creation of a European financial stabilisation mechanism was attained at the extraordinary meeting of EU finance ministers held in Brussels last night.
Governor of the central bank introduced the principles of the changeover to the euro in Viljandi
13.05.2010
Governor of the Bank of Estonia Andres Lipstok spoke about the premises, timelines and principles of the changeover to the euro in Viljandi on Friday, 7 May.
Kroons may not be handed out as souvenirs after euro changeover
03.05.2010
The proposal of the Tartu Savings and Loan Association to hand out kroons as souvenirs after the introduction of the euro is not well-advised.
Central bank’s Governor will be introducing euro changeover principles in Haapsalu
03.05.2010
On Friday, a public lecture will be given by the Governor of Eesti Pank Andres Lipstok in Haapsalu and Deputy Governor Rein Minka in Jõhvi to explain the prerequisites, schedule and principles of the euro adoption.
The National Changeover Committee discussed the euro adoption schedule
29.03.2010
The National Changeover Committee discussed the euro adoption schedule
Barroso supports Estonia’s wish to join the Eurozone in 2011
25.03.2010
Barroso supports Estonia's wish to join the Eurozone in 2011