After nine months of 2021, central and local governments in Poland recorded a deficit of PLN 3.1 billion (EUR 684 million), the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Thursday.
The finance minister has estimated that Poland's budget deficit should not exceed PLN 30 billion (EUR 6.54 billion) at the end of 2021.
Poland's current account deficit hit EUR 3.54 billion after the third quarter of 2021, against a surplus of EUR 1.07 billion recorded after the second quarter, according to National Bank of Poland figures released on Thursday.
Poland's general government deficit is expected to come in below 4 percent of GDP in 2021, according to a statement published by the Ministry of Finance.
Poland’s budget deficit will reach PLN 29.9 billion (EUR 6.4 billion) next year, according to the government’s budget bill approved by the Sejm (lower house) on Friday.
Polish MPs have started the second reading of the government’s new budget bill that puts the deficit at 2.8 percent of GDP in 2022.
Poland's current account deficit fell to EUR 1.34 billion at the end of September 2021, against a defcit of EUR 1.44 billion recorded at the end of August, according to central bank figures released on Monday.
Poland's budget deficit will be below the EU-required 3 percent of GDP in 2022, the finance minister has said, adding the government is on the path to consolidate public finances following huge Covid pandemic spending.
Poland's budget deficit is likely to come to PLN 30.9 billion (EUR 6.7 billion) in 2022 under the budget bill approved by the government on Tuesday.
Poland forecasts its budget deficit at PLN 30 billion (EUR 6.5 billion) in its 2022 budget bill, the finance minister told a Tuesday press conference.