Polish inflation within target range - governor

The governor of the National Bank of Poland, Slawomir Skrzypek, says inflation should remain within the central bank's target range of 1.5% to 3.5% until mid-2008.

Skrzypek's assessment comes in spite of the fact that the Polish economy is likely to expand by 6.5% this year.

The governor, who was appointed on 10 January this year to succeed Leszek Balcerowicz, said inflation would remain "within the range which our direct inflation targeting allows." But, he acknowledged the threat of growing w