Locked content OECD raises its GDP forecast for Poland

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has raised its 2017 GDP forecast for Poland to 4.3 percent from 3.6 percent previously forecast. For next year, the organization forecasts 3.5 percent growth, up from the previous 3.1 percent growth projection. For 2019, according to O...

OECD raises GDP forecasts for Poland

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has raised its 2017 GDP forecast for Poland to 3.6 percent from 3.2 percent previously forecast in November last year. For next year, the organization maintained its 3.1 percent growth projection. “We forecast GDP growth to exceed 3 pe...

OECD cuts latest growth forecast for Poland

On Monday, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said in its economic forecast for Poland that GDP would remain at lower-than-expected levels for 2016, and then rise later in 2017. Specifically, the report indicated that after a period of 2.6 percent growth(in 2016), “we forecast...

Locked content Poland ranked 30th in Golden Age Index

Poland slumped down from 31st to 30th position in this year’s edition of the Golden Age Index ranking, professional services company PwC reported. The employment rate in the 55-64 age group in Poland is 42.5 percent (lower rates are only found in Hungary, Slovenia, Greece and Turkey), while th...

Locked content OECD reviews economic forecast for Poland

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has reviewed the economic forecast for Poland, downgrading the GDP growth to 3 percent in 2016 and 3.5 percent in 2017. In the previous forecast, the organization said it would stand at 3.4 percent and 3.5 percent, accordingly. “...

Locked content Poland’s average tax wedge below OECD average

Taxes on labour income for the average worker across the OECD remained stable at 35.9 percent in 2015, ending a series of steady annual increases dating to 2011, according to new report -Taxing Wages 2016, issued by OECD. The report provides cross-country comparative data on the amounts of taxes, SS...

Locked content OECD: Poland needs investment in infrastructure and skills

Polish economic growth remains solid and unemployment is decreasing, but further investments in infrastructure and skills will be essential to sustain a continuing improvement in living standards, environmental quality and well-being, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Poland. To help f...