Interview: National Bank of Poland's Balcerowicz

In an interview with the Dziennik daily, published Friday 28 July, National Bank of Poland governor Leszek Balcerowicz said the central bank cannot be independent only as long as it is obedient.

"Members of independent organs cannot be the executors of any exterior orders. Therefore, I excluded not the government's representative, but Cezary Mech, who clearly and publicly spoke of his standpoint, before he could have even examined final materials and conclusions. It is not the question of whet

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