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Will joining the eurozone improve Latvia's economy?

30 December 2013 Last updated at 22:07 GMT

On 1 January Latvia will become the 18th country to adopt the euro - a move welcomed by most of the business community.

The owner of Valmiermuiza brewery, Aigars Rungis, says the euro will give his business an extra boost: "It will give us more stability and as a result more investors will be ready to invest."

However, many members of the public are concerned it will mean higher prices as Damien McGuiness reports.