Fitch lowers Poland's general deficit forecast to 1.7 pct in 2019

Global ratings agency Fitch has lowered its forecast of Poland's general government deficit to 1.7 percent from 2.2 percent of the country's GDP in 2019 and upheld, at 2.3 percent, its forecast for 2020, according to data released Friday.

The rating agency upheld its earlier GDP forecast for Poland. The country's economy is to grow w by 3.8 percent in 2019 and by 3.0 percent in 2020.