The governments of Poland and Ukraine will integrate parts of their e-administration systems, the Polish and Ukrainian digitisation ministers announced in Kyiv on Monday.
Poland wants to see all of the international taxation reforms implemented, not just the global minimum corporate tax, but most of all it wants the digital giants to be taxed, the country's finance minister has said.
Digitalisation in Poland's bigger firms significantly accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey by the Humanities Institute, an organisation focusing on social change.
The IT and modern technology sectors of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have adopted the joint Warsaw Digital Declaration, defining the most important issues concerning the digital economy of countries of the Three Seas region.
US payment giant Mastercard will offer a grant of USD 200,000 for the digitisation of Polish small and medium-sized companies, Mastercard announced on Thursday.
Addressing the European Economic Congress on Monday, Polish Deputy PM and Development Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz said that the epidemic "will accelerate digitalisation in the economy, especially in such branches as services, trade and remote work."
Poland's PKO BP Capital Group formed around Poland's biggest state-owned bank closed 2019 with profits at PLN 4,03 billion (EUR 950 million), the highest in the bank's history. PKO BP also raised its client pool to 10.9 million, including 4.2 million online users.
As a result of the digitisation process, 87 percent of Polish companies want to maintain or increase their staff levels over the next two years while only 7 percent want to cut jobs, a report by workforce services provider ManpowerGroup shows.
Poland has made digitisation a cornerstone of its economic policy, in the context of fostering economic growth and innovation.
Archaeologists from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, southern Poland, have developed a professional, digital guide to southern Jordan, which includes not only information about the nature and landscapes but also a word about Polish research in the region.