ZEW Economic Sentiment Indicator for Poland rises to 37.4pts in May

By bne IntelliNews May 17, 2013

The ZEW-Erste Group Bank Economic Sentiment Indicator for Poland (economic expectations) increased by 5.0pts m/m to 37.4pts in May, according to a report by the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Erste. At the same time, assessments of current economic situation decreased by 15.4pts to -14.3pts.

Overall, the ZEW-Erste Group Bank Economic Sentiment Indicator for Central and Eastern Europe including Turkey (CEE) rose by 15.4pts to 44.9pts in May. The assessment of the current economic situation for the CEE region improved by 0.7pts to 6.7pts.

In spite of prevailing uncertainty in the euro-zone, experts' optimism increases in May for all countries in the CEE region and for the euro-zone, it concludes.

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