Latvian Prime Minister 'We Have Learned From Our Mistakes'

Just a few years ago, Latvia was on the edge of bankruptcy. Now, it's poised to join the euro zone in 2014. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis explains why austerity turned the country's economic fortunes around and insists Latvia is not becoming a tax haven.
Riga, Latvia's old city center. The country joins the euro zone in 2014.

Riga, Latvia's old city center. The country joins the euro zone in 2014.

Foto: Uwe Zucchi/ picture alliance / dpa
Interview conducted by Stefan Schultz in Riga