IMF backs Poland's drive to join euro-zone

The IMF has said it supports Poland's quest for early eurozone entry. In a semi-annual report on the country it said that early euro adoption would serve as a focus for reform that will allow higher potential growth for Poland.

Source: Interfax

The International Monetary Fund backs Poland's drive to join the euro-zone as soon as possible, noting that the zone's macroeconomic criteria would provide an incentive for Poland, the biggest of ten nations slated for 2004 EU entry, to implement the fis