Vacancies drop in Q4 – GUS

There were 117,816 vacancies in Poland at end-Q4, compared to 77,975 in the corresponding period in 2016, the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported.

NBP reserves grow in February

Poland’s Central Bank’s (NBP) reserves stood at €94.96 billion at end-January and were some €571 million lower than last month, according to the NBP’s official reserve data. Reserves denominated in USD have decreased by $1.54 billion to $116.05 billion. The PLN-denominated reserves stood at PL...

Unemployment at 6.8% in February – Labor ministry

The registered unemployment rate amounted to 6.8 percent in February, compared to 6.8 percent the previous month, and 1.6 percentage points lower y/y, based on estimates from job centers, the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy announced.

Eurostat: Retail sales up by 5.5% in January

The volume of seasonally adjusted retail trade in Poland grew by 5.5 percent year-on-year in January, according to a data release from the EU’s statistics office Eurostat. In month-on-month terms, it increased by 0.3 percent.

PMI drops again in February

The Purchasing Managers Index for Poland in February has decreased to 53.7 points, from 54.6 points in January. The market consensus was 54.2 points.