The relations between the regional Visegrad Group (V4) and Japan have been strengthening along with plans for increased trade and mutual investments, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said at the third V4-Japan summit in Bratislava on Thursday.
The outgoing year in Poland was marked by intensive political activity, including a government reshuffle, a dispute with the EC around judicial laws and independence centenary celebrations, Hungary's MTI news agency wrote on Sunday.
A monthly promotion of Polish products started on Saturday at Hungarian health-food and natural cosmetic chains, the head of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH)'s Foreign Trade Office, Marcin Karaskiewicz informed PAP.
At 5.7 percent, Poland's GDP growth in the third quarter of 2018 was highest in the EU, Eurostat reported on Wednesday. Eurostat wrote that Poland ranked among the EU's fastest-developing economies.
The event will focus on economic topics, from transforming the EU labour market, as Poland and its neighbours seek to maintain competitiveness in the age of innovation, to the future of investment in Central and Eastern Europe, as the EU’s post-2020 multiannual financial framework limits how much funding member states will receive.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) which is to launch a Central European hub in Warsaw, will support the competitiveness of companies, the green economy and the capital market in Poland, the daily Puls Biznesu wrote on Monday.
The prime ministers of the Visegrad Group, including Poland, will not take part in an informal meeting of EU countries on migration in Brussels on Sunday, Polish FM Jacek Czaputowicz said, adding that "Poland will of course attend an EU summit on June 28 and 29."
Poland does not belong to the refugee relocation friends' club and will not be a part of this procedure, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in Budapest on Thursday .
According to Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) anti-Semitic incidents drop sharply in Poland and Hungary.
Representatives of the European Affairs Committees of the Visegrad Group (V4) Parliaments have expressed their opposition to the scale of cuts of cohesion policy funds and the possible linking of EU funds with the rule of law.