Fitch raises Poland's 2018 growth forecast to 5.1 pct

Global ratings agency Fitch has raised its GDP growth forecast for Poland to 5.1 percent in 2018 from the previously expected 4.8 percent.

In 2019, the Polish economy is also said to grow at a faster rate than previously expected, with the figure upgraded to 3.8 percent from 3.6 percent forecast in September.

In 2020, Fitch expects the economic growth to slow down to 3 percent, which compares to 2.9 percent forecast earlier.