In April, consumer prices rose 0.6% over the previous month, which was an inch above the 0.5% increase observed in March. According to the Central Statistics Office (GUS), the rise was mainly influenced by higher prices in the dwelling, clothing and footwear as well as transport categories. As a result, annual headline inflation accelerated from 3.9% in March to 4.0% in April, thus remaining above the Central Bank
Inflation accelerates in April
May 15, 2012
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Poland Inflation Chart
Note: Annual and monthly variation of consumer price index in %.
Source: Central Statistical Office (GUS).
Poland Economic News
October 12, 2016
According to the Central Statistical Office (GUS), consumer prices recorded flat growth over the previous month in September, which followed the 0.2% decrease recorded in August.
October 5, 2016
As anticipated by market analysts, the National Bank of Poland (NBP) decided to keep the reference rate at the record low of 1.50% at its 4–5 October monetary policy meeting.
October 3, 2016
The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose from August’s 51.5 to a six-month high of 52.2 in September, according to IHS Markit.
September 30, 2016
According to a preliminary estimate released by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) on 30 September, consumer prices recorded flat growth over the previous month in September, which followed the 0.2% fall recorded in August. In annual terms, consumer prices dropped 0.5% in September, which was a less pronounced decline than the 0.8% fall recorded in August.
September 30, 2016
The manufacturing sector business climate index decreased from 4.8 points in August to 3.3 points in September, according to the Central Statistical Office’s Business Tendency Survey (GUS-BTS).