Poland +3.2%, Czech Republic +2.6%
(ANSA) - The Eurozone deals with zero growth, Italy sees again the recession and even Germany's economy is contracting, but the economies of Eastern Europe continue reach growth. Poland has recorded a GDP growth of 3.2% in the second quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2013 and an increase of 0.6% over the first quarter of 2014. In the same period Czech Republic grew by 2.6% (zero growth in the first quarter), Hungary by 3.9% (0.8%), Romania 1.4% (-1%), Slovakia by 2.5% (0.6%) and Bulgaria by 1.6% (0.5%).
The flash estimate of Warsaw confirms the high growth first economy in Eastern Europe, which in the first quarter grew by 3.5% for 2013 and 1.1% for the quarter previous year.