GUS: Consumer sentiment grows in January

In January, the consumer confidence indicator (BWUK) increased by 4.1 percentage points compared with last month, according to a report by Central Statistical Office (GUS). Now it stands at the level of 6.2. Compared to last year, the indicator is up by 7.4 percentage points

Housing permits drop in December – GUS

In December, the number of dwellings in which construction has started inched down y/y by 0.1 percent to 12,193, according to data released by the Central Statistics Office (GUS), in m/m terms it dropped by 16.9 percent. Moreover, the number of dwellings completed went up by 14.7 percent y/y to 20,7...

Employment and wages continue to grow – GUS

According to data released by the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS), the average employment in companies in December grew by 4.6 percent year-on-year, while the wages grew by 7.3 percent. In month-to-month terms, employment inched up by 0.2 percent, while salaries increased by 7.9 percent.

GUS: Inflation at 2.1% in December

Poland’s inflation rate stood at 2.1 percent in December in year-on-year terms, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said revising its initial flash estimate which stood at 2 percent y/y growth.

GUS: Trade surplus reaches PLN 7.8 bln in November

At end-November, the foreign trade surplus reached PLN 7.8 billion compared to PLN 16.6 billion surplus last year, according to the Central Statistical Office (GUS). During that period, exports amounted to PLN 802.52 billion (9 percent y/y growth), while imports totaled PLN 794.71 billion (10.4 perc...

Locked content GUS: 1.5 mln Poles with minimum wage in 2016

According to data released by the Central Statistics Office GUS, in 2016, as many as 1.46 million Poles received minimum wage (set then at PLN 1,850 gross), which is about 13 percent of all people employed under a contract. The biggest number of them worked in trade, car repair, hospitality, and cat...

Foreign trade surplus reaches PLN 8 bln at end-Q3 – GUS

In the first nine months of 2017, Polish exports turnover amounted to PLN 640.64 billion, while imports amounted to PLN 632.62 billion. Trade surplus reached PLN 8.02 billion. In comparison to the corresponding period of 2016, exports increased by 8.1 percent and imports by 9.2 percent, data from Po...

Locked content Foreigners spent PLN 11.7 bln on shopping in Poland in Q3

Foreigners spent PLN 11.7 billion on purchases in Poland, up by 7.7 percent y/y, Poland’s Central Statistics Office (GUS) said. In q/q terms, the figure went up by 7.3 percent. At the same time, Poles spent PLN 6.8 billion abroad, which was 6.5 percent higher y/y and 41.7 percent increase q/q…...