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Le passage à l'euro fiduciaire

Lettonie 2014

Le 9 juillet 2013, le Conseil de l’Union européenne a approuvé la candidature de la Lettonie à l’adhésion à la zone euro le 1er janvier 2014. Le taux de change irrévocable est de EUR 1 = LVL 0,702804.



L'échange des lats lettons 

  • Dans les bureaux de poste et les banques
    Les billets en lats pourront être échangés, gratuitement, au taux de change fixé irrévocablement, dans 302 bureaux de poste dans le pays, jusqu'au 31 mars 2014. Les banques proposeront le même service, jusqu'au 30 juin 2014.

  • À la Banque de Lettonie (Latvijas Banka)
    La banque centrale échangera les billets et pièces lettons au taux de change fixe sans limites de montants ni de temps. Ce service est également gratuit.

    Adresses de la Banque de Lettonie

  • Dans les autres banques centrales nationales (BCN) de la zone euro
    Celles-ci échangeront, gratuitement, les billets libellés en lats au taux de change fixe du 1er janvier au 28 février 2014. Le montant est limité à 1000 euros par opération ou par jour, pour tout client. Cf. la liste des BCN ci-dessous.

    Adresses des BCN de la zone euro



La Banque centrale européenne et la Banque de Lettonie mènent une campagne de communication comprenant :

  • la production et la distribution de publications relatives aux billets et pièces en euros et au passage à l'euro fiduciaire ;

  • deux courtes vidéos, disponibles en anglais, letton et russe, sur le passage aux billets et pièces en euros et sur la vérification de leur authenticité ;

  • l'Exposition sur l'euro, qui fait escale au théâtre Dailes, à Riga (Brīvības iela 75, LV-1001, Rīga) du 25 octobre au 31 décembre 2013 ;

  • une conférence sur l'euro de haut niveau, le 12 septembre 2013, à Riga.




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