|Key figures at a glance|
|Marginal lending facility||0.40 %|
|Main refinancing operations (fixed rate)||0.15 %|
|Deposit facility||− 0.10 %|
|Effective from 11 June 2014|
|Why has the ECB introduced a negative interest rate?|
On 23 July 2014 the Council of the European Union approved Lithuania’s request to join the euro area on 1 January 2015. The irrevocably fixed exchange rate is €1= LTL 3.45280.