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.