Bulgarian Government Proposes New Target Date for EUR Implementation

UniCredit Bulbank AD
The Bulgarian Government has proposed 1 January 2025 as a new indicative target date for the EUR implementation in Bulgaria.
Wed, 27/09/2023

The Bulgarian Government has published a draft decree related to the forthcoming implementation of EUR currency in Bulgaria according to which 1 January 2025 shall be the new indicative target date for the country’s joining the Eurozone. The above draft is open for public consultation until 23 October 2023.

As a kind reminder, in February 2023 the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance announced that Bulgaria will not be in a position to implement the Euro from 1 January 2024, the original target date for the replacement of the national currency, the Bulgarian Lev (BGN).

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