Baltics, Slovenia set for early euro adoption

The ratings agency said it regards the convergence programmes of these states as “credible” and expects them to start using the euro in less than three years.

Fitch has therefore upgraded their long-term foreign currency ratings – for Estonia from A- to A; for Lithuania from BBB+ to A- and Slovenia from A+ to AA-.

“Fitch regards the eventual adoption of the euro as a significant positive factor for the external creditworthiness of the 10 new EU members states, as it would reduce the risks

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact customer services -, or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to FX Markets? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a FX Markets account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: