Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has said that Russia's war on Ukraine has stifled Poland’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Poland's GDP should rise by 1.6 percent in 2023 after 4.0-percent growth in 2022 and against 3.6 percent forecast earlier, the World Bank has said in a report.
The latest data on the general government deficit in 2021 indicate that Poland's economy is recovering from the Covid pandemic, according to the chief economist of the Ministry of Finance.
Poland is hoping to get approval this month from the European Commission (EC) of its planned use of EU pandemic recovery funds, deputy funds minister has said.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said that under the government's New Deal economic recovery plan Poland will achieve the average EU GDP per capita in the next 10 years.
Poland will recover from the Covid-19 crisis more quickly than most OECD and euro zone countries, according to the OECD December's forecast, a Polish deputy PM has said.