Foreign nationals spent some PLN 41.5 billion last year in Poland on goods and services, data from the Central Statistics Office (GUS) showed. In comparison, Poles spent PLN 20.1 billion during their visits abroad. Both figures represent 6.2 and 6.1 percent increase y/y respectively.
In Q4 alone, foreigners spent PLN 9.5 billion in Poland, a 4.3 percent increase, while Poles abroad spent PLN 4.4 billion abroad up by 7.6 percent.
Polish border was crossed over 287.1 million times last year, which is a 4 percent increase. Of that number, 171.6 million were foreigners.