President Bronisław Komorowski is to hold talks with both the ruling coalition and opposition parties about his plan regarding euro adoption, the Polish Press Agency (PAP) reported. The president recently announced that he expects Poland to meet euro zone entry criteria by 2015 and that he believes a decision on euro adoption should come after parliamentary elections scheduled for that year. The agency also wrote that a meeting of the president with the government would be held on euro zone entry.
This decision is intended to separate “the process of meeting the euro zone criteria from the process of making a decision on joining it,” PAP quoted a source from the president's office as saying. The agency cites the same source as saying that preparations for joining the euro zone will include not only meeting the Maastricht criteria, but also lowering the unemployment rate by at least few percentage points.
From Warsaw Business Journal
Komorowski visits France
Rostowski: Poland needs lower debt before euro adoption
Poland moves forward with its own missile defense system
Belka suggests Poland should adopt euro without ERM II
Almost two-thirds of Poles against euro adoption
Commemorating Europe Day, EU faces key challenges
BY Stratfor Global Intelligence
Deputy PM cries out for attention
BY Remi Adekoya