Under the impact of fast growth in wages, employment and household incomes, real growth has accelerated. Deflationary tendencies have stopped – a mild inflation is expected. External trade performs quite satisfactorily. Relaxed fiscal policy continues. However, the domestic private sector’s fixed investment has yet to recover. Political developments are disquieting.

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Main Economic Indicators201420152016201720182019
Population, 1000 persons384873845838435...
GDP, real change in %
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)186001980020100...
Gross industrial production, real change in %
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average9.
Average gross monthly wages, EUR903934928...
Consumer prices, % p.a.0.1-0.7-
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-3.5-2.6-2.4...
Public debt in % of GDP50.251.154.4...
Current account in % of GDP-2.1-0.6-0.3-0.3-0.7-1.0
FDI inflow, EUR mn148241353415213...
Gross external debt in % of GDP71.470.575.2...

Basic data are continuously updated.

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Monthly Report No. 7-8/2017

Vasily Astrov, Rumen Dobrinsky, Vladimir Gligorov, 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. 7-8, July-August 2017
27 pages including 1 Table and 2 Figures



POLAND: Not so brilliant anymore

Leon Podkaminer
in: Cautious Upturn in CESEE: Haunted by the Spectre of Uncertainty
wiiw Forecast Report No. Spring 2017, March 2017 , pp. 99-102