The Purchasing Managers Index has slightly dropped to 53.5 points, down by 0.7 points from February.
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland was 5.3 percent in February, compared with 5.4 percent a month earlier, the EU statistical office Eurostat said. This is a drop from February of 2016, when it was 6.5 percent. The pan-European statistics agency, which uses roughly the same criteria...
Poland’s inflation rate stood at 2 percent in March year-on-year, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a flash estimate.
The Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) for Poland, calculated by the European Commission, grew to 102.7 points in March, up by 0.3 percent m/m.
The Pengab index, which measures conditions in the banking industry, grew by 7.1 points month-to-month to 30.2 points in March, according to the Monitor Bankowy report issued by TNS Polska. This is the highest score in nine months. In February of last year, the indicator registered 22.5 points.
Ratings agency Moody’s has upgraded Poland’s GDP forecast for 2017 to 3.2 percent, from the previous 2.9 percent. The agency decided to upgrade the forecasts after a series of recent positive economic data. “Polish economy is showing signs of a nascent turnaround of last year’s real GDP ...
The leading indicator of economic sentiment (WWK) in Poland estimated by the Bureau for Investments and Economic Cycles (BIEC) grew by 1.7 points and stood at 167.4 points in March.
Poland’s unemployment rate stood at 8.5 percent at the end of February, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) informed, representing a 0.1 percent m/m and 1.7 y/y drop.
Poland recorded a 1.9 percent year-on-year increase in the number of apartments under construction at end-February to 727.8k, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a statement.
According to the Central Statistical Office (GUS) data, as many as 66.3 percent of industrial companies and 41.6 percent of construction entities plan to invest in 2017. In comparison, last year, only 45.6 percent of industrial firms and 31.8 percent construction ones planned such expenditures.