wiiw Forecast Reports

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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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.


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Annual Database, wiiw Monthly Database

Countries covered: Poland