Tag Archives: EMU

Replaced Swedish currency

As of October 1st the following notes are invalid: 20 SEK the new 20 bill will feature childrens’ author Astrid Lindgren. 50 SEK poet and musician Evert Taube. 100 SE Swedish actress Greta Garbo. 200 SEK director Ingmar Bergman. 500 … Continue reading

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Denmark’s faith in EMU

Denmark does not have Euro yet. The latest developments might mean that they either decide to apply for membership or remains outside. A Danish EU membership seems likely to be put on hold since the latest voting favored no. ♥쟈금은 … Continue reading

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 Francexit

France became a member of the EMU as late as 2005. François  Hollande has been president of France since 2012. He became first secretary of the Socalist Party in 2004. He also used to be a special adviser to President … Continue reading

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To be or not to Schengen

In lieu with the latest events I thought about posting this question about Schengen. List of existing members of the Schengen Agreement. Austria Belgium Czech republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands … Continue reading

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Former Yugoslavia & EMU countries

Croatia is still not part of EMU and has Kuna Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović is the 4th President and first female president Zoran Milanović is the Prime Minister Boris Lalovac is the Finance Minister Unemployment rate 16,2 and youth unemployment rate 43 … Continue reading

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Grexit part III

Spain has also been hit hard by EMU austerity measures and this led to a Catalan election. The question was if Catalonia should try to break free from Spain or become an independent government. That election was held last month … Continue reading

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Grexit part II

Yesterday Greece held another general election to appoint a new Prime Minister of Greece and Mr Tsipras gained enough votes to enable him to to continue serving as the Prime Minister of Greece. From 27th August to 21st September Vassiliki … Continue reading

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