Monetary policy of Central and Eastern Europe: Covid-19 pandemic response

During 2020, the pandemic took a great toll on economies around the world, forcing central banks and governments to take tough monetary policy decisions. This panel looks at how some central and eastern European economies faired and their recovery plans. Deputy governors from the Czech, Hungarian and Polish central banks discuss the respective measures taken to curb the reduction in gross domestic product. They also set out their monetary policy decisions and next steps for a sustainable recovery.