Poland Industry April 2018


Poland: Industrial output accelerates in April

May 21, 2018

According to the Central Statistical Office (GUS), industrial production expanded 9.3% in April over the same month of the previous year, the fastest pace since last October and a strong pick-up from March’s tepid 1.8% rise. Both the manufacturing and water-supply sub-sectors accelerated in April, while the mining and quarrying sub-sector rebounded modestly. Meanwhile, output in the electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply sub-sector moderated.

Annual average growth in industrial output came in at 7.0%, up from 6.2% in March and tying February for the strongest reading in over six years.

Poland Industrial Production Forecast

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial production to increase 5.8% in 2018, which is down 0.1 percentage points from last month’s forecast. For 2019, the panel expects industrial production to expand 4.8%.


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Poland Industry April 2018

Note: Year-on-year changes and annual average variation of industrial production index in %.
Source: Central Statistical Office (GUS) and FocusEconomics calculations.

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