The current moderate and broadly based growth will continue over the period 2016 2018 – with GDP averaging 3.4%. There is, however, every reason to expect less dynamic growth in terms of investment. 2017 will prove critical, unless the increase in social spending is offset by higher tax revenue.

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Main Economic Indicators201320142015201620172018
Population, 1000 persons.385143848738458...
GDP, real change in %
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)179001860019700...
Gross industrial production, real change in %
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average10.
Average gross monthly wages, EUR872903932...
Consumer prices, % p.a.0.80.1-0.7-
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-4.0-3.3-2.6...
Public debt in % of GDP56.050.551.3...
Current account in % of GDP-1.3-2.1-0.6-0.3-0.5-0.8
FDI inflow, EUR mn6581482412631...
Gross external debt in % of GDP70.771.470.6...

Basic data are continuously updated.

* Forecasts are changed beginning of March, July and November.
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Monthly Report No. 7-8/2016

Vasily Astrov, Serkan Çiçek, Rumen Dobrinsky, Vladimir Gligorov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Peter Havlik, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya, Simona Jokubauskaite, Sebastian Leitner, Isilda Mara, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic
wiiw Monthly Report No. 7-8,
25 pages including 1 Table and 1 Figure



POLAND: Keeping generous promises will not be easy

Leon Podkaminer
in: Growth Stabilises: Investment a Major Driver, Except in Countries Plagued by Recession
wiiw Forecast Report No. Spring 2016, , pp. 104-108
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