Poland's GDP rises 8.5 pct y/y in Q1 - stats office

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Poland's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 8.5 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2022, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a flash estimate on Tuesday.

Economists polled by PAP expected GDP to rise by 8.1 percent year on year.

Quarter on quarter, Poland's GDP grew by 2.4 percent in the first three months of this year, GUS said.

In the fourth quarter of 2021, the country's GDP rose by 7.6 percent year on year, GUS said.