NBP's Balcerowicz against euro referendum

The head of Poland's central bank Leszek Balcerowicz told a seminar on Thursday 7 December that a referendum on Poland joining the eurozone is unnecessary.

"I'm afraid that announcing a referendum on the issue which was already decided on by society in an earlier referendum held before joining the EU does not inspire confidence. This is unnecessary and arouses surprise among EU partners," the PAP news agency quoted Balcerowicz as saying.

Balcerowicz added that there was no sense in giving a co