Balcerowicz says NBP's independence is at risk

National Bank of Poland governor Leszek Balcerowicz said in a television interview on Friday 1 September that the government poses an ``unprecedented'' threat to central bank independence.

The central bank's resistance to the plan led to an ``acceleration of the pace of liquidation of independent banking supervision,'' Balcerowicz, 59, said in a televised interview with Bloomberg News on Friday Sept. 1 in Warsaw. ``Even more unprecedented was the creation of a special parliamentary inquiry to