Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Tuesday said that the scale of the amendment of the 2020 budget law would most likely be smaller in size.
Poland will suffer a maximum drop of 5 percent of its GDP in 2020 due to the coronavirus crisis, but the country's economy will rebound by 4-5 percent in 2021, Finance Minister Tadeusz Koscinski told PAP.
The Polish budget's liquidity is positive despite the extraordinary relief and support spending due to the coronavirus crisis, Finance Minister Tadeusz Koscinski told the Gazeta Polska Codziennie newspaper.
The European Commission (EC) has suggested a EUR 26.5 bln increase in the EU's agriculture budget in 2021-27, of which Poland may get an additional PLN 3 bln, EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski said in Warsaw on Friday.
The National Bank of Poland (NBP) transferred PLN 7.4 billion (EUR 1.67 billion) to the state budget on Monday, the NBP wrote in a press release.
The government has passed a resolution that approves a report on the implementation of the 2019 budget, the Finance Ministry announced on Friday, adding that the budget closed with a PLN 13.7 billion (EUR 3.1 billion) deficit. .
Poland recorded a PLN 18.9 billion (EUR 4.2 billion) budget deficit after April 2020, the Finance Ministry reported in a communique on Monday.
Poland's budget deficit reached PLN 9.4 bln (EUR 2.07 bln) in the first three months of the year, the Finance Ministry reported on Thursday. The data point to the first effects of the coronavirus crisis on the state budget.
Poland received EUR 1.99 billion from EU funds in March 2019, including EUR 621 million in current transfers and EUR 1.37 billion in capital transfers, the Finance Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday that the government wants to rescue as many work places as possible and that two million jobs have already been saved thanks to the benefits of the economic package in the so-called anti-crisis shield.