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Przemysław (Prem) Polaczek

About Przemysław (Prem) Polaczek

Przemysław (Prem) Polaczek is Managing Partner and Director at the International Business Centre, Grant Thornton Poland, where he has worked for two decades. He started his career in assurance, where he worked with multinational clients and served as Head of Audit for ten years. Prem concentrates on providing value added consulting, high level advisory and international project coordination of services to existing and new entrants to the Polish market.

Poland: Is it Ready, and is it Time to Adopt the Euro?

When it joined the European Union in 2004, Poland was obliged to adopt the Euro (providing the country meets the Maastricht criteria) in the same manner as the other nine new member states and the three which entered the Block in 2007 and 2013 — at some undefined point in the future. Since then, the Baltic countries, Slovakia, Slovenia, Cyprus and Malta have all changed their national currencies, but Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia have not yet done so. Continue reading Poland: Is it Ready, and is it Time to Adopt the Euro?