Sejm, the lower house of Polish parliament will likely take up the works on the budget bill during its sitting on December 20 and 21, Sejm speaker has said.
Poland's budget deficit stood at PLN 36.42 billion (EUR 8.33 bln) at the end of October, the Finance Ministry announced on Saturday.
A budget amendment for this year could be necessary since the outgoing government has been hiding the actual state of Polish finances, an opposition MP has said.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has said the next government will be “bequeathed a budget in good shape”.
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Poland's GDP growth will reach 0.1 percent in 2023 and will stabilise at 3.3 percent in the next two years, according to a European Economic Outlook report authored by global accountancy firm EY.
Poland's budget deficit for 2023 is expected to stay below PLN 92 billion (EUR 20.6 bln), a ceiling included in the amended budget law, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has said.
Poland’s population is not big enough to sustain the 300,000-strong army the government wants to create, a former defence minister has said.
A budget self-amendment will be necessary in order to raise teacher wages and increase a tax-free allowance, a Civic Platform (PO) deputy leader has said.
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