Through a combination of European Union money, solid economic management and heavy public investment, Poland has managed to hang on to robust growth even when its neighbours were slumping into recession.
But a series of gloomy economic indicators show that
the economic miracle, as some people call it, is coming to an end.
Growth is slowing sharply and many economists believe things could get
Wysocki’s saddle-making firm, Daw-Mag, sells 70 percent of what it manufactures to other European Union countries, making it particularly vulnerable to a downturn across the euro zone which has finally reached Germany, Polish exporters’ key market.