Euro adoption not on Czech Govt agenda
The next Czech government will not adopt the euro, the man tipped to be the finance minister in the new centre-right coalition said. Although the five parties forming coalition are generally in favour of the eventual adoption of the euro, it has not been high on their agenda for the next four-year term. “We have to put our public finance in order, so even if someone wanted (the euro), we don’t have a shot at entering now, because we don’t meet the criteria,” said Zbynek Stanjura of the Civic Democrats (ODS), who looks set for the Finance Ministry role.
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