The Polish Chamber of Trade (PIH) on Tuesday appealed to the government for temporary measures to streamline the supplies of food amid the spreading coronavirus epidemic, including lifting the Sunday trade ban and facilitating temporary employment.
Germany's trade with Poland and the remaining Visegrad Group (V4) states, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, increased to EUR 300 bln last year, Poland's share is estimated at EUR 123.4 bln, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday.
Latest stats show that exports reached 1.137 trillion złoty last year, a jump of 6.6% compared to 2018.
At the end of November last year, Poland’s foreign trade surplus reached a record EUR 1.9 billion. Following the news, ecstatic Morawiecki posted on social media: “As I have said many times - capital has nationality. Let's try to make it the Polish nationality!’
Poland is more resistant to the outcomes of global trade tensions as compared to other Central and Eastern European countries, Moody's lead analyst for Poland Heiko Peters has told PAP.
Poland is among the leading countries in Europe in terms of international economic connections, such as trade, investments, migration, communications technology or the transport network, according to a new report by the World Bank, published on Thursday.
Poland's trade turnover with the USA reached a record USD 12.7 billion in 2017. This is a good time to strengthen relations and show how much we have to offer, Entrepreneurship Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz told PAP in an interview.
The Polish stand at the industry trade fair "Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit," which starts on Monday in Seattle, will promote the Polish aviation industry among foreign entrepreneurs, the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH), the stand's organiser, said on Friday.
The European Union must act together but remain careful not to escalate its dispute with the United States over Washington's new steel and aluminium tariffs, according to Konrad Szymanski, the Polish minister for European affairs.
March 11 is the first Sunday on which most shops are closed in Poland after a law restricting Sunday trading came into effect on March 1.