Commission staff working document - Annex to the Communication from the ... to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social ... the Committee of the Regions and the European Central Bank. Eighth Report on the practical preparations for the future enlargement of the euro area.
Commision of the European Communities
This Working Paper is attached to the Eight Commission Report on the practical preparations for the future enlargement of the euro area. It provides information on the state of practical preparations for the changeover in the EU Member states which yet have to adopt the euro. The main part of this document summarises the situation in each of the countries concerned. Annex 1 provides on overview on how the countries concerned respect the provisions of the Commission Recommendation of 10 January 2008 on measures to facilitate future changeovers to the euro (2008/78/EC) built on the experience acquired in the course of the introduction of euro cash in 2002, 2007 and 2008. Finally, Annex 2 gives a synoptic overview of the state of the national changeover preparations. The preparations in Slovakia which will introduce the euro on 1 January 2009 are addressed in detail in the main text of the Commission's Eight Report on the practical preparations for the future enlargement of the euro area.
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COM(2008) 843 final