April 2005
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Apr2005, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p4
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The article presents economic, political and business development news related to Poland. It reports that Prime Minister of Poland Marek Belka has announced his intention to step down as the head of government in May, and is expected to support a motion calling for the dissolution of parliament shortly after. The National Bank of Poland voted to keep its key reference rate on hold at 6.50% in February, but has changed its policy bias to easing from tightening. This decision follows January's fall in inflation to 4.0% year-onyear from 4.5% in December. Netherlands-based financial services group Eureko BV has withdrawn its plans to increase its stake in Polish insurance company PZU to above 50%.


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