The European Central Bank (ECB) has said that none of the eight countries that are supposed to join the euro are ready yet. It said Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Sweden are not yet ready to join the 17 nations that use the euro. The ECB is obliged to report on their progress at least once every two years.
Of the 10…Continue
Only one in ten Swedes would today support the adoption of the euro, the eurozone debt crisis is to blame for the negative Swedish view of the euro. A recent opinion poll showed 54% would vote against Sweden joining the eurozone. Only three years ago, the number of people who…
The euroHOBBY website wishes all the Europeans a Happy Europe Day!
9 May, or Europe Day, is the anniversary of the 'Schuman declaration'. Speaking in Paris in 1950, Robert Schuman (the French foreign minister) proposed a new form of political cooperation for Europe, which would make war between Europe’s nations…Continue
May next year, Slovakia is planning to issue a 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the Advent of the Mission of Constantine and Methodius to the Great Moravia - the 1150th anniversary. The Central Bank of Slovakia just published a design competition for designers to submit their proposals - all the rules can be read …Continue
This year, Eesti Pank is supplementing the stock of circulation coins by 1- and 2-cent coins. The new coins are released today through banks and trading companies, depending on demand. Eesti Pank has commissioned 25 million coins of each…Continue