Poland's GDP down 8.2 pct y/y in Q2 - stats office

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The Polish economy fell by 8.2 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2020 after a 2.0 percent growth in the first quarter of 2020, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a flash estimate on Friday.

In quarterly terms, the Polish economy fell by 8.9 percent year on year, GUS data show.

Economists polled by PAP estimated that the Polish economy would fall by 9.0 percent in the 2nd quarter of 2020.