Locked content Retail sales in September up 5.6% – GUS

Retail sales in September grew by 5.6 percent annually and declined by 3.4 percent monthly, Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. Market consensus prepared by the Polish Press Agency (PAP) saw the sales increase of 8.3 percent annually and a decrease by 1.0 percent monthly. In re...

Locked content Industrial production in September grew in 24 industries – GUS

Industrial production in September grew on the annual basis in 24 out of 34 industries – the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. The increase was recorded, among others, in electricity, gas, steam and hot water (by 10.4 percent), production of metal (by 8.1 percent), machinery and equip...

CPI inflation at 1.9% y/y in September – GUS

The Consumer Price Index came in at 1.9 percent y/y in September, and at 0.2 percent in month-on-month terms. In a flash estimate published by statistics office GUS, the inflation stood at 1.8 percent y/y and 0.2 m/m. Analysts polled by the Polish Press Agency PAP expected consumer prices to increas...

Locked content GUS revises GDP growth for 2017

The economic growth in Poland (seasonally unadjusted) amounted to 4.8 percent in 2017, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. Earlier GUS estimated 2017 economic growth at 4.6 percent. GUS also revised the growth for 2016 to 3.1 percent from 3 percent, while the growth for 2015 remained unch...

Locked content New industrial orders increased by 9.9 percent y/y in August

New industrial orders in August 2018 increased y/y by 9.9 percent, after an increase of 11.5 percent in the previous month, the National Statistics Office (GUS) reported. In monthly terms, orders in August increased by 3 percent compared to a decrease of 15.5 percent the month before. New orders in ...

Locked content Unemployment rate in August at 5.8 percent

The unemployment rate in August 2018 amounted to 5.8 percent compared to 5.9 percent in July, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) informed. Earlier, the Ministry of Family Labor and Social Policy also reported that, according to the Ministry’s estimates, the unemployment rate in August was 5....

Locked content Retail sales up 9% in August – GUS

In August retail sales grew by 9.0 percent on the annual basis and by 0.9 percent on the monthly basis, according to Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS). Market consensus prepared by the Polish Press Agency (PAP) saw the sales increase of 8.5 percent y/y and of 1.2 percent m/m. In real terms, Po...

Basic agricultural product prices up 2% y/y in Aug.

Last month prices for basic agricultural products, i.e. wheat, rye, beef, pork, poultry, and milk grew by 2.9 percent compared to July and by 2 percent y/y, Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. In August the purchase prices of most agricultural products rose on the monthly basis, with t...

Locked content Industrial production grew in 28 industries in August

In August industrial production grew in 28 out of 34 industries, Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. Production rose, among others, for transport equipment (by 30.5 percent), machinery and equipment (by 17.7 percent), electrical equipment (by 16.6 percent), and metals (by 8.4 percent)....