Locked content Mobile phone numbers in Poland drops in Q2– GUS

According to data released by Poland’s Central Statistics Office GUS, at end-June, there were 51.7 million mobile phone users, representing 9.6 percent decrease y/y. The figure includes both prepaid numbers (18.4 million) as well as ones with long term contracts (33.3 million). The number of long te...

Apartment construction soars in H1 – GUS

In June, developers launched construction on 22,364 apartments, a 27.3 percent increase year-on-year and 2.5 percent increase month-on-month, statistics office GUS said. In the same month, 14,373 apartments were delivered (a 22.8 percent y/y and 13 percent m/m increase) and permits for 24,028 apartm...
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Retail sales grow 6% in June – GUS

Retail sales increased in June by 6 percent year-on-year and 0.9 percent m/m, according to GUS. Market consensus prepared by the Polish Press Agency (PAP), saw the sales increase by 6.8 percent y/y and 1.9 percent m/m.
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GUS: Inflation at 1.9% in May

Poland’s inflation rate stood at 1.9 percent in May year-on-year, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) confirming the previously released flash estimate.

The majority of Polish companies plan investments this year – GUS

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.

Enterprises financial results up by 21.3% – GUS

According to Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS), non-financial enterprises in Poland had PLN 111.06 billion combined net financial results in 2016, up by 21.3 percent y/y. Investment spending was down by 13.2 percent to PLN 120.8 billion.

Locked content Industrial production prices increase 4.4% y/y

Industrial production prices increased in February by 4.4 percent y/y and remained unchanged in monthly terms, GUS stated. Economists polled by PAP saw the prices increase by 4.5 percent y/y and drop by 0.1 percent m/m. In January, industrial production prices grew by 4 percent y/y and 0.3 percent m...

Locked content Retail sales increase by 7.3% y/y

Retail sales increased in February by 7.3 percent year-on-year and dropped 2.7 percent m/m, according to GUS. Market consensus prepared by PAP saw the sales increase by 8.7 percent y/y and fall 1.4 percent m/m. In January, retail sales recorded an 11.4 percent increase in annual terms. In real terms...