The prices of food in Poland may surge due to falling agricultural output, the head of the president's consultative body for agriculture has said.
The Sejm, the lower of house of parliament, on Thursday passed a law temporarily scrapping VAT on food, gas and energy under a government scheme designed to shield Poles from the effects of rising inflation.
The robots, which resemble medium-sized cooling boxes on wheels, are aimed at solving the problem of courier shortages at peak order times, with robot Mateusz currently being tested at distances of up to 3km in the city’s centre.
Poland's finance minister has said he expects VAT to be zero on food products from February 1, with the change affecting all products currently subject to 5-percent VAT.
The Polish government will probably reduce the VAT rate on staple foods to zero for at least six months, starting from February, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has said.
Belarus is imposing a ban on imports of food products from a number of countries, including Poland, after the EU widened sanctions on Minsk amid a migrant crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border, the Polish agriculture ministry has announced.
Poland could gain permission from the European Commission (EC) to introduce a temporary zero-VAT rate on food items, the Polish agriculture minister said on Friday.
With an interior designed by Bernatek Architects, ‘Food Town’, covers five historic halls and 3,200 square metres of the former Fabryka Norblina (Norblin Factory), making it the largest space of its kind in the city.
VIDEO: Entitled ‘Pierogi: Stories with Stuffing’ (Pierogi – historie z farszem), the film by director Marcin Wokan and cinematographer Piotr Golemo travels across Poland and beyond taking a peek into the kitchens of four groups of very different people.
Attorneys for 32 foreigners trapped in an area between the Polish and Belarusian borders have applied to the European Court of Human Rights for it to grant them protection under international law and to demand that the Polish authorities provide them with food and medical assistance.