Poland Economic Snapshot

Economic Forecast Summary (June 2023)

June 2023

Economic Outlook Note - Poland

Real GDP growth is projected to slow to 0.9% in 2023 as high uncertainty, high inflation and tighter monetary policy weaken demand growth, before recovering to 2.1% in 2024. EU Recovery and Resilience funds are expected to boost investment, but further delays would entail lower growth. Inflation peaked earlier this year, but it is likely to remain elevated and above target by the end of 2024 as domestic inflationary pressure from robust labour markets and fiscal spending continues.


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Economic Survey of Poland (February 2023)

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Reform Priorities (April 2021)

Going for Growth 2021 - Poland

The COVID-19 crisis has exposed long-standing issues in the health care sector, including the vulnerability of the population to respiratory illnesses linked to high air pollution. The main medium-term challenges are linked to the shortages of skilled workers and prevalence of micro and smaller firms with low productivity and weak connections to local, national and international markets. Addressing such challenges is key for digital and green transitions and ensuring their inclusiveness.

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2021 Structural Reform Priorities

  • Education and skills: Promote participation in lifelong learning
  • Labour market: Increase the labour force participation rate of older workers and women
  • Environmental policy: Reduce air pollution levels and carbon emissions
  • Healthcare: Improve efficiency in health and long-term care
  • Competition and regulation: Ease business regulations and improve bankruptcy proceedings

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