Euro has benefited smaller states, says Polish central bank chief

Marek Belka at National Bank of Poland

Marek Belka, the president of the National Bank of Poland and a former prime minister of the central European nation, challenged critics of the eurozone project on March 16, asking them to imagine the prospects for his country and others like it if the euro had never been conceived.

"Of course, if you were starting today on a project like the euro, you would delay it, but critics must imagine what the world would look like for smaller eurozone states right now, if the euro didn't exist," he said

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