Zloty Strength Further Delaying Rate Hikes

June 2010
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jun2010, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p3
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The article presents the economic outlook for Poland in 2010. It notes that the National Bank of Poland is expected to leave interest rates on hold at 3.5%. It further states that consumer price inflation drops from 3.5% in March to 2.9% year-on-year in February. Moreover, it forecasts that zloty appreciation and weaker inflation will support stable policy rates but the acceleration in economic activity and rising inflationary pressures will stimulate a return to monetary tightening.


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