NBP chief: Ukraine situation not to affect Poland

The possible crisis of the Ukrainian economy caused by the tense political situation in that country will not harm the Polish economy, President of the National Bank of Poland (NBP) Leszek Balcerowicz told a press conference on Wednesday 1 December.

The situation in Ukraine has some economic significance but the recent history shows that the Polish economy has managed to cope with cases of external unrest quite well, Balcerowicz said.

Balcerowicz noted the 1998 Russian crisis which had some inf