We owe the Mazeikiai oil refinery investment, a key energy security element for Poland, to the vision and determination of President Lech Kaczyński, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Sunday in the town of Mazeikiai, northern Lithuania.
The European Commission proposed a new, reduced Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) budget on Friday, under which direct payments to Polish farmers are to be cut by 1 percent and the fund for development of rural areas by around 25 percent.
Poland will not suffer the effect of tariffs imposed by the US on the EU, Canada and Mexican aluminum, but the European market will feel them, Entrepreneurship Technology Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz said Friday.
Poles are becoming more equal in terms of income. Income inequality – the unequal distribution of household income – in Poland has been falling for over a decade. In 2005, the Gini coefficient, which measures the degree of income inequality, amounted to 0.345 (on a scale of 0 to 1, the lower the number, the more equal the society). Last year, it dipped below 0.3 for the first time, amounting to 0.298, according to the Central Statistical Office’s annual report on Poles’ household income, published in May. Rural households remain less equal (0.302) than urban ones (0.281).
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has upgraded Poland's economic growth forecast to 4.6 percent in 2018 from 4.2 percent expected earlier.
In a commentary sent to PAP, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said Sławomir Dębski, the head of the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) is on a list of people barred from entering Russia.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and CVI Dom Maklerski (CVI) have signed an agreement that will provide EUR 200 mln in preferential funding for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in Poland, the European Commission (EC) announced.
The European Commission (EC) is to present a new methodology of dividing cohesion policy funds among the EU member states, which could leave Poland with 23 percent less money compared to the current European budget, PAP was told by a Brussels source.
Poland and other European countries have expressed their concern after Russian gas giant Gazprom reached a deal with the EU to finish a seven-year-old antitrust case.
Today’s transshipment of the 9 millionth 20-foot container at the Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) in Gdańsk marks the revival of Polish Baltic Sea ports and accentuates Poland’s economic success built continuously since the accession to the European Union.