Despite lower profits the corporate sector’s financial standing and financing conditions are good. But private domestic firms are still reluctant to expand investment. Ongoing political changes are destabilising the country’s legal framework, undermining trust in the rule of law. The conflict between the European Commission and the Polish government may lead to substantial cuts in the funds available to Poland which would also undermine public investment and reduce medium-term growth prospects.

map Poland
Main Economic Indicators201620172018201920202021
Population, 1000 persons384353843438423...
GDP, real change in %
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)199002090022200...
Gross industrial production, real change in %
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average6.
Average gross monthly wages, EUR92910031070...
Consumer prices, % p.a.-
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-2.2-1.5-0.4...
Public debt in % of GDP54.250.648.9...
Current account in % of GDP-0.50.2-0.7-1.0-1.0-1.1
FDI inflow, EUR mn1662892929432...
Gross external debt in % of GDP75.368.263.2...

Basic data are continuously updated.

* Forecasts are changed beginning of March, July and November.
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POLAND: Slower growth a real possibility

Leon Podkaminer
in: Moving Into the Slow Lane
wiiw Forecast Report No. Spring 2019, March 2019 , pp. 119-123
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Monthly Report No. 6/2018

Vasily Astrov, Rumen Dobrinsky, Richard Grieveson, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Peter Havlik, Gabor Hunya, Sebastian Leitner, Isilda Mara, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic
wiiw Monthly Report No. 6, June 2018
27 pages including 1 Table and 1 Figure