Improving sentiments support recovery of private sector investment and faster GDP growth in 2014 while political expediency will dictate a measured relaxation of fiscal policy. In 2015-2016 investment and GDP growth will be even higher than in 2014, also on account of the initiation of a public programme supporting a number of larger-scale investment projects.

map Poland
Main Economic Indicators201120122013201420152016
Population, 1000 persons.385343853638507...
GDP, real change in %
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)164001710017700...
Gross industrial production, real change in %
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average9.710.110.610.810.510.0
Average gross monthly wages, EUR826844870...
Consumer prices, % p.a.
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-5.0-3.9-4.8...
Public debt in % of GDP56.255.658.2...
Current account in % of GDP-5.0-3.7-1.3-2.5-3.0-3.1
FDI inflow, EUR mn148964763-4577...
Gross external debt in % of GDP67.472.770.9...

Basic data are continuously updated.

* Forecasts are changed beginning of March, July and November.
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POLAND: A sigh of relief

Leon Podkaminer
in: Investment to the Rescue
wiiw Forecast Report No. Spring 2014, March 2014 , pp. 59-61
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Monthly Report No. 2/2014

Vladimir Gligorov, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Johannes Pöschl and Roman Römisch
wiiw Monthly Report No. 2, February 2014
29 pages including 14 Tables and 8 Figures