Poles have taken the second place in the European Union in terms of the number of hours worked per week, EU's statistics office has reported.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has said that Poland will extend a ban on imports of Ukrainian grain beyond September 15, despite the European Commission (EC) deciding to lift its own ban on Friday.
Grain from Ukraine will not flow to Poland after the September 15 ban expiry, Poland's agriculture minister said after meeting his EU counterparts.
Poland will not open its border for cereal products from Ukraine after September 15, when the EU ban expires, Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister has said.
Poland is among five countries bordering Ukraine that have signed a joint position on extending a ban on the import of four types of grain from Ukraine until the end of 2023, Poland's agriculture minister has announced.
EU member states have accepted the European Commission's proposal for a EUR 100 million support package for farmers from Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary, an EU source told PAP on Monday.
Poland's agriculture minister said on Wednesday that countries bordering Ukraine are troubled by the fact that the European Commission (EC) adopted only a temporary ban on grain imports from Ukraine.
The European Commission has extended the EU ban on imports of wheat, corn, rapeseed and sunflower seeds from Ukraine until mid-September, an EU source has told PAP.
In 2022, Poland belonged to a group of five EU countries where unemployment in the 15-29 age group was below 4 percent, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, has reported.
Farmers from Poland and other Central and Eastern European countries have held a demonstration in Brussels demanding bigger support from the EU as liberalised trade with Ukraine has undercut their operations.
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