Niektóre aspekty intensywnej polityki kredytowej krajów socjalistycznych na tle współpracy naukowo - technicznej Wschód-Zachód
The article attempts to analyzing relationships between the passive credit policy adopted by the socialist countries and import of technology from the West. It is focused on two main areas. The first of them connected with import of technology end problems accompanying it , while the other one concerns the credit policy and its impact on foreign trade and economic growth. The author presents an opinion that the role of scientific and technical progress in economic growth will be growing more than proportionally in relation to the overall rate of growth. It is stated next that at the present time a desire of any country to dynamize and modernize its economy and to attain an enhanced and leading level of technical know-how is linked inseparably with its participation in widely understood international scientific and technical cooperation, and especially in exchange of technologic a l and scientific achievements. On the other hand, a country’s increasingly wider participation in the international division of labour in the sphere of research and development promotes creation and consolidation of its own scientific and technical potential, and enhancement.