Central Banking

Poland succumbs to political pressure and pays more into state coffers


Senior officials at the National Bank of Poland have said the central bank will pay the government almost double the amount it originally intended to after a bout of pressure from lawmakers.

Two members of the Monetary Policy Council (MPC), Elzbieta Chojna-Duch and Anna Zielinska-Glebocka, told Reuters, a newswire, on Wednesday that the central bank's management board would revise the payment to be made to the Treasury from the Z4.2 billion($1.5 billion) figure announced earlier this month to as

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