The Ministry of Finance asked Google Polska to provide information on the reasons for the false publication regarding the zloty exchange rate. This information was provided by the ministry on Tuesday in a social media post. Wojciech Andrusiewicz, spokesman for the National Bank of Poland, also commented on the “turmoil”.
On Monday evening, Internet users were concerned euro exchange rate up to PLN published on some portals, including available on the Google website. Finance Minister Andrzej Domański appealed for calm on the X website (formerly Twitter) and wrote that “the zloty exchange rate that is causing panic is a ‘fake’ (data source error)”.
The Ministry of Finance announced on Tuesday that it had officially asked Google Polska to provide information about the reasons for yesterday’s false publication regarding zloty exchange rate and what actions it will take to avoid similar situations in the future.
NBP spokesman on the zloty exchange rate
The press spokesman of the National Bank of Poland also spoke on this matter.
“Due to the New Year’s turmoil regarding the fictitious PLN exchange rate on the Google platform, we would like to remind you that verified and fully reliable PLN exchange rates are published on its website by @nbppl,” we read in the entry.
“The charts presented by Google are not always precise and reflect realities, and the portal itself is not responsible for their correctness. Google, as we can officially read, does not verify the public data collected. Today’s PLN/Euro exchange rate is 4.34. We encourage you to use certain exchange rate data on the NBP website,” added the NBP spokesman.
On Tuesday, around 1 p.m., one euro cost PLN 4.35. The American dollar cost nearly PLN 3.97, the Swiss franc approximately PLN 4.67, and the British pound PLN 5.02.
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