Republic of Poland : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Poland

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publication Date:

July 17, 2017

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The near-term growth momentum remains strong, supported by accommodative monetary and fiscal policies and sizable EU transfers. The economy is operating above potential, with the unemployment rate at a historical low. But long-term growth will be more subdued, unless adverse demographics and structural constraints on investment and total factor productivity (TFP) growth are addressed. Some recent policies, notably the reversal of the 2013 retirement age increase, will likely exacerbate the decline in the working-age population and require additional fiscal consolidation efforts. While the external environment has improved, both global and domestic policy uncertainties continue to weigh on sentiment.

Series:

Country Report No. 17/220

English

Publication Date:

July 17, 2017

ISBN/ISSN:

9781484310304/1934-7685

Stock No:

1POLEA2017003

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

88

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