On 25 September the Bank of Lithuania hosted, in collaboration with the European Central Bank, the European Commission and the Lithuanian Ministry of Finance, the traditional euro conference marking a country's accession to the euro.
The infographic below looks at the euro notes and coins in Lithuania and the world:
Lithuania's euro adoption also underlines the vitality of the Economic and Monetary Union, which remains an attractive community to be a part of. The euro area today coordinates economic policy more effectively; it has a robust financial firewall to safeguard stability and the gradual creation of a banking union.
- VP Katainen, Euro conference Lithuania, September 2014
Read full speech: VP Katainen at Euro conference Lithuania
To see what Lithuanians think about the euro changeover: