30/06/2020: Introduction of new banknotes
New banknotes of the Croatian kuna were introduced to enhance security features and improve durability.
13/07/2015: Greek debt bailout agreement
A third bailout deal was reached between Greece and its creditors, avoiding a potential Greek exit from the Eurozone.
30/06/2013: Croatia becomes EU member
Croatia officially became a member of the European Union, strengthening the integration of the kuna within the European financial system.
02/05/2010: Greek debt crisis
Greece's financial crisis threatened the stability of the Eurozone, requiring massive bailout packages to prevent a default.
15/10/2008: Global financial crisis
The Euro faced significant economic challenges following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, leading to a recession in many Eurozone countries.
30/06/2008: The Croatian National Bank takes over currency issuance
The Croatian National Bank started issuing all denominations of kuna banknotes, taking over this responsibility from the Croatian Monetary Institute.
30/06/2004: Croatia joins EU Exchange Rate Mechanism
Croatia joined the European Union Exchange Rate Mechanism, a precursor to adopting the Euro as the country's currency.
01/05/2004: Eurozone expansion
10 more countries joined the Eurozone, bringing the total number of participating countries to 24.
01/01/2002: Euro banknotes and coins
Physical banknotes and coins in Euro were introduced, replacing national currencies in 12 European countries.
14/11/1999: Currency stabilization
The Croatian National Bank implemented measures to stabilize the value of the kuna, reducing inflation and ensuring economic stability.
01/01/1999: Introduction of the Euro
The Euro was officially introduced as an electronic currency for banking and financial transactions.
30/06/1997: Kuna becomes convertible currency
The Croatian Kuna became a fully convertible currency, allowing for free exchange and trade.
29/05/1994: Introduction of the Croatian Kuna
The Croatian kuna was introduced as the official currency of Croatia, replacing the Yugoslav Dinar.
07/02/1992: The Maastricht Treaty
The treaty was signed, which officially established the European Union and laid the groundwork for the creation of the Euro.