Industrial production growth slows in Poland in December
The slowdown chiefly reflected a larger contraction in mining and quarrying production as well as slower growth in manufacturing.
In addition, electricity, gas, and steam output fell at a steep pace.
For the full year 2016, industrial output expanded 3.0%, notably below 2015’s 6.7% growth.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial production to increase 3.3% in 2017, which is down 0.9 percentage points from last month’s forecast.
For 2018, the panel expects growth in industrial production to be 4.3%. ■