Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank

At its regular meeting on Tuesday, 8 June, the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank received an outline of the preparations and current situation regarding the adoption of the euro. In addition, the Supervisory Board was given an overview of the current situation of and outlooks for the Estonian financial sector.

The Supervisory Board decided to approve the designs of two series of collector coins (three-coin series 'The last kroons' and two-coin series 'The first euros'. The decision enters into force after 13 July, when ECOFIN will have approved Estonia's accession to the euro area.

The next regular meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank will be held on 21 September 2008.

Further information:
Ingrid Mitt
Public Relations Office
Telephone: +372 668 0965, +372 512 6843
E-mail: ingrid.mitt [at] eestipank.ee