Tag: Monetary Policy Council
“The new inflation projection shows that there is room for a safe decrease in interest rates, and so the Monetary Policy Council made a fairly radical cut. The Council had been moderate in its responses to the increase in inflation, whose sources were external. Inflation targeting strategy is about responding flexibly, not frantically,” said Professor Marek Belka, President of the NBP, in an interview for Financial Observer.
MPC's last announcement makes it clear that the process of easing monetary policy has begun. We are witnessing an economic slowdown when it is difficult to keep the level of public debt in check. Our economy's sustainable development requires structural changes - says Professor Jerzy Hausner, a member of the MPC.
When Wayne D. Angell, who passed for the one of the Fed’s most vigorous inflation fighters, left the Fed in 1994, one of the American newspapers commented on his resignation – Angell leaves, the demon of inflation arrives. However, concerns that inflation would rise were not confirmed. In Poland, it may also be difficult to tell who is a true “hawk” and who is a “dove”.