NBP poll upgrades inflation estimates

Economist polled by Poland’s Central Bank (NBP), forecast the country’s inflation to amount to 1.9 percent this year, 2 percent in 2018, and 2.3 percent in 2019. “inflation will gradually increase in 2017-2019 but will remain below the NBP inflation target (2.5 percent), with 1.6-2.1 percent expected this year (50 percent probability interval), with a central forecast at 1.9 percent.

For the GDP growth, NBP economists forecast it at 3.8 percent this year, 3.7 percent in 2018, and 3.4 percent in 2019.

According to the NBP survey, the unemployment rate in Poland is expected to drop to 6.1 percent by 2019.

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