Poland and the euro


Poland and the euro

Under the terms of the Treaty of Accession 2003, all new Member States "shall participate in the Economic and Monetary Union from the date of Accession as a Member State with a derogation", which means that Poland is obliged to introduce the euro.

On 10 September 2008, speaking at the launch of an economic forum in a Polish resort of Krynica-Zdrój, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk announced the ruling government's objective to join the Eurozone in 2012, by holding a referendum in 2010 and been approved by the European Central Bank in 2011. [cite web | url=http://www.forbes.com/afxnewslimited/feeds/afx/2008/09/18/afx5440142.html | title=Poland may hold euro referendum in 2010-Deputy PM | publisher=Forbes | accessdate=2008-09-19] [cite web | url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/feedarticle/7799421 | title=Poland may push back euro rollout to 2012 | publisher=guardian.co.uk | accessdate=2008-09-19] [cite web | url=http://www.bizpoland.pl/news/index.php?contentid=172545 | title=Poland may push back euro rollout to 2012 | publisher=BizPoland | accessdate=2008-09-19] However, since the Polish constitution will need to change first [cite web | url=http://www.fxstreet.com/news/forex-news/article.aspx?StoryId=c5dfd795-8560-498d-99ec-cc0066d38786 | title=Polish charter must change before ERM-2 | publisher=www.fxstreet.com | accessdate=2008-09-25] and they will have to join the ERM 2 before second quarter 2009 [cite web | url=http://www.forbes.com/afxnewslimited/feeds/afx/2008/09/25/afx5469429.html | title=Poland will have to join ERM-2 at latest in Q2 2009 | accessdate=2008-09-26 | publisher=Forbes ] , this target date is still very aggressive.

There is no official information on the design process for the Polish national sides of the euro coins.

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