JANUARY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/JANUARY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lithuania set to adopt euro currency in January http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215133-79/euro-lithuania-currency-adopt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215133-79/euro-lithuania-currency-adopt.html.csp">Lithuania set to adopt euro currency in January</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T09:24:02.342-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • The European Union is giving Lithuania the green light to adopt the euro currency starting next year. Ministers from the 28-nation bloc on Wednesday cleared the final legal hurdle for Lithuania to become the 19th member of the currency zone encompassing some 330 million people. The country had been given preliminary approval in June. Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said adopting the euro will strengthen the Baltic nation’s economy. Alluding to the tensions with Russia o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582151332014-07-23T09:24:02.342-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T09:24:02.342-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215133@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:24:02 MDT