NBP's Balcerowicz critical of extending powers

In the opinion of National Bank of Poland (NBP) head Leszek Balcerowicz, proposals to amend the NBP Act could lead to exerting political pressure on the institution, Polish News Bulletin reported.

According to the coalition agreement signed by Law and Justice, Self-Defence (Samoobrona) and the League of Polish Families (LPR), the NBP would also be responsible for economic growth.

"The only thing the central bank should have influence over are interest rates. Reducing taxes, public finance refor

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