The Polish economy will have one of the “shallowest” recessions in Europe, the finance minister has claimed.
The newly published European Commission report looked at 83 cities across Europe including Warsaw, Gdańsk, Kraków and Białystok with data from over 58,000 interviews.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has told a German newspaper that she plans to use a new rule of law mechanism against Poland and Hungary next year.
The European Commission has given the go-ahead for the launch of Poland's so called Financial Shield 2.0, a state aid package addressed to enterprises hit by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
The European Commission has agreed to waive 100 percent of subsidies granted to companies in spring under the Polish Development Fund shield, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Development, Labour and Technology Jaroslaw Gowin announced on Thursday.
The European Commission on Friday adopted the EU Council's conclusions on the MFF and Next Generation EU as guidelines for its conduct, thus to say that they are irrelevant is not serious, the Polish prime minister said in an interview for the Interia web portal.
The vice president of the European Commission has said Europe will not concede ground in its standoff with Poland and Hungary over a rule of law mechanism in the new EU budget.
The European Commission has initiated more proceedings against Poland for infringement of EU law by allowing the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court to continue to rule on cases directly affecting judges.
EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders said on Monday the EC is concerned by Poland's Supreme Court Disciplinary Chamber's recent decisions depriving judges of their immunity.
The European Commission has said it will stand its ground in a dispute with Poland and Hungary, insisting a rule-of-law mechanism in the 2021-27 EU budget is in line with agreements made by the heads of EU states at a July summit.