Greece says readying for countdown to euro switch

GREECE - Greece, the euro zone's 12th member since January this year, is getting ready for a euro information blitz in the months ahead to familiarise citizens with the single currency changeover.

"Other euro zone members which joined the single currency in 1999 had three years to prepare. We only had one year," Finance Minister Yannos Papandoniou told a news conference on 29 August. "Still, preparedness in both the public and private sectors is good."

With only 124 days to go until the euro ch

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking 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: