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Poland’s government “needs decisions” to keep public debt from exceeding legal limits next year and may find it easiest to augment revenue by increasing value-added tax rates, Economy Minister Waldemar Pawlak said today in an interview on Polish Radio 3.
Poland runs the “risk” of stifling its economic recovery by appointing a “monetarist” like Marek Belka to lead the country’s central bank, Economy Minister Waldemar Pawlak said today in an interview on Polsat News.
Poland is still seeking an agreement with unions at state-owned Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa SA that would allow the European Union’s largest coking-coal producer to proceed with an initial public offering.
San Leon Energy Plc, the natural- gas explorer backed by billionaire George Soros and Blackrock Inc., expects its Polish shale licenses to be more profitable than U.S. deposits, the company’s exploration director said.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski ’s stronger-than- expected performance in losing the July 4 presidential election may revitalize the opposition, damping optimism for government plans to reduce the budget deficit, political scientists said.