Central bank governor Marián Jusko says it may be a long time before interest rates fall again because of an expected jump in inflation to 8.5-9 per cent in 2003 from around 3 per cent this year.
The bank lowered its key rate this week from 8.25 to 8 per cent, expressing confidence in the new centre-right coalition government’s fiscal spending cuts.
Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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31. Oct 2002 at 10:23