Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans on Thursday said that transformation of mining regions may generate investment worth an estimated EUR 100 billion during the next seven years.
Large-scale public investments and encouraging businesspeople to invest have become particularly important in the times of the coronavirus crisis, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Facebook on Thursday after a closed-door meeting at the European Economic Congress.
The coronavirus pandemic may increase Poland's attractiveness in the eyes of foreign investors and strengthen the country's position as a regional leader in terms of foreign direct investment, the acting head of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) told PAP.
Poland may not reach the target level of 15 percent of renewable energy sources (RESs) in general gross energy consumption in 2020, with a share of 13-14 percent more likely, Deputy Climate Minister Ireneusz Zyska announced on Wednesday.
Polish Minister of Funds and Regional Policy Małgorzata Jarosińska-Jedynak announced a new programme on Wednesday that will provide grants and loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to encourage innovative projects.
Poland's NSZZ Solidarność (Solidarity) trade union, established 40 years ago, did not only change Poland and the whole of Europe, but also created a base of solidarity between European residents, former EP president Hans-Gert Poettering said on Wednesday.
The 12th European Economic Congress, planned for September 2-4, will be held in a 'hybrid' form, both stationary at Katowice's International Congress Centre and online with European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans among the guests.
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."
The European Economic Congress (EEC) in Katowice, postponed until September due to the coronavirus pandemic, will have an online element to be held on May 18-20, during which more than a dozen virtual debates are planned on current economic challenges.
The 12th European Economic Congress, and the European Start-up Days, planned to be held on 18-20 May in Katowice, southern Poland, have been postponed until September 2-3, 2020, due the coronavirus epidemic threat, the congress organisers PTWP Group said on Thursday.