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Latvia 2014

On 9 July 2013 the Council of the European Union approved Latvia’s request to join the euro area on 1 January 2014. The irrevocably fixed exchange rate is €1 = LVL 0.702804.



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Exchanging Latvian lats

  • At post offices and banks
    Lats can be exchanged at 302 post offices in Latvia at the fixed exchange rate, free of charge, until 31 March 2014. Banks will do the same until 30 June 2014.

  • At Latvijas Banka 
    The central bank will exchange lats banknotes and coins at the fixed exchange rate in unlimited amounts for an indefinite period. This service is also free of charge.

    Addresses for Latvijas Banka

  • At other euro area national central banks
    They will exchange lats banknotes, free of charge, at the fixed exchange rate from 1 January until 28 February 2014. The amount that can be exchanged is limited to €1,000 for any given party/transaction on any one day. See the address list below.

    Euro area NCB addresses

 LATS BANKNOTES QUALIFYING FOR EXCHANGE

EURO INFORMATION CAMPAIGN

The European Central Bank (ECB) and Latvijas Banka are preparing an information campaign. It includes:

  • the production and distribution of publications on euro banknotes and coins and the cash changeover;

  • two short videos in English, Latvian and Russian on the cash changeover and how to check euro banknotes and coins;

  • the Euro Exhibition at the Dailes Theatre in Riga (Brīvības iela 75, LV-1001, Rīga) from 25 October until 13 December 2013;

  • a high-level Euro Conference in Riga on 12 September 2013.

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We wish to use the electronic media and/or print media produced by the European Central Bank (ECB) to disseminate it further. We declare that:
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This privacy notice is made on behalf of the European Central Bank (ECB) and applies to Havas 360, its sub-contractors and all central banks referred to as data processors below.
When you fill in the form on the website http://www.new-euro-banknotes.eu/, we collect personal information directly from you in order to provide you with information on euro banknotes. Your data will be used only for that purpose. You cannot receive information if you do not complete the form.
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We use this personal information to deal with your request(s), manage your account and offer you other ECB publications.
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Egidijus Paleckis
European Central Bank
Sonnemannstrasse 22
60311 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Phone: +49 69 1344 5312
E-mail: egidijus.paleckis@ecb.europa.eu
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C.2.1 General data processors

Laurent Lé
Havas 360
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Puteaux Cedex 92817
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Phone: +33 1 58 47 92 43
Fax: +33 1 58 47 86 00
www.havas360.fr

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