Belgium to France: Euro this, Napoleon!
Belgium has just minted a special euro coin. The denomination? 2.5 euros. But that's not the part that's got France in a fit. It's the fact that the coin depicts France's defeat at the Battle of Water...
Economic Community of Central African States
The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS; French: Communauté Économique des États de l'Afrique Centrale, CEEAC; Spanish: Comunidad Económica de los Estados d...
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS; French: Communauté économique des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, CEDEAO) is a regional group of fifteen We...
Economic Community of West African States - Wikipedia
Euro calculator
A euro calculator is a very popular type of calculator in European countries (see eurozone) that adopted the euro as their official monetary unit. It functions like any other normal calculator, but it...
Euro calculator - Wikipedia
Belgium to France: Euro this, Napoleon!
Belgium has just minted a special euro coin. The denomination? 2.5 euros. But that's not the part that's got France in a fit. It's the fact that the coin depicts France's defeat at the Battle of Water...
Five economic tests
The five economic tests were the criteria defined by the UK treasury under Gordon Brown that were to be used to assess the UK's readiness to join the Economic and Monetary Union of the European Union ...
Caribbean guilder
The Caribbean guilder (Dutch: Caribische gulden) is the proposed currency of the Caribbean islands of Curaçao and Sint Maarten, which formed after the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in Oc...
Central African CFA franc
The Central African CFA franc (French: franc CFA or simply franc, ISO 4217 code: XAF) is the currency of six independent states in central Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of...
Central African CFA franc - Wikipedia
Euro money market
The development of the money market in the euro area or the euro money market made its inception with very low rates of interest.
The total turnover of the euro money market was moribund in the s...
International status and usage of the euro
The international status and usage of the euro has grown since its launch in 1999. When the euro formally replaced 12 currencies on 1 January 2002, it inherited their use in territories such as...
International status and usage of the euro - Wikipedia
Petroeuro
A petroeuro is a petroleum trade valued in the euro as opposed to the US dollar (a petrodollar). Trading of any natural resource, including petroleum, is controlled through trading partnerships involv...
Euro
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the eurozone, which consists of 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany,...
Euro - Wikipedia
Project for Democratic Union
The Project for Democratic Union (PDU), is a European political think-tank promoting a full political integration of the Eurozone. It advocates for Eurozone member states to unite politically along fe...
Project for Democratic Union - Wikipedia
SUCRE
The SUCRE (Spanish: Sistema Uniario de Compensación Regional, English: Unified System for Regional Compensation) is a regional currency proposed for commercial exchanges between members of the re...
The Gambia
The Gambia (/ˈɡæmbiə/; officially the Republic of the Gambia and often called simply Gambia) is an enclaved country in West Africa mostly surrounded...
The Gambia - Wikipedia
Common Monetary Area
The Common Monetary Area (CMA) links South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland into a monetary union. It is allied to the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). Namibia automatically became a member upon in...
Togo
Togo (/ˈtoʊɡoʊ/), officially the Togolese Republic (French: République Togolaise), is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the ea...
Togo - Wikipedia
European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism
The European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism (EFSM) is an emergency funding programme reliant upon funds raised on the financial markets and guaranteed by the European Commission using the budget of...
Nordic gold
Nordic gold is the gold-coloured copper alloy from which the middle three denominations of euro coins, 50 cent, 20 cent, and 10 cent coins are made. It has also been in use for a number of years in o...
CFA franc
The CFA franc (in French: franc CFA [fʁɑ̃ seɛfɑ], or colloquially franc) is the name of two currencies used in Africa which are guaranteed by the French treasury. The two CFA franc currencies are the...
Belgium–Luxembourg Economic Union
The Belgium–Luxembourg Economic Union (Dutch: Belgisch-Luxemburgse Economische Unie, French: Union économique belgo-luxembourgeoise, Luxembourgish: Belsch-Lëtzebuerger Wirtschaftsunion), a...
Optimum currency area
In economics, an optimum currency area (OCA), also known as an optimal currency region (OCR), is a geographical region in which it would maximize economic efficiency to have the entire region share a ...
Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone (/sɪˈɛərə lɪˈoʊni, -lɪˈoʊn/), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Guinea in the north-east, Libe...
Sierra Leone - Wikipedia
European System of Financial Supervisors
The European System of Financial Supervision is the framework of financial supervision in the European Union in operation since 2011. First proposed by the European Commission in 2009, in response to ...
Exchange rate regime
An exchange-rate regime is the way an authority manages its currency in relation to other currencies and the foreign exchange market. It is closely related to monetary policy and the two are generally...
Exchange rate regime - Wikipedia
Central African Backbone
The Central African Backbone (CAB) is a fiber-optic Internet backbone being developed to connect the countries of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in Africa via high speed inte...