Public assessments of the level of government support to companies and workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic are currently worse than ever before, a poll by CBOS has shown.
The share of companies with foreign capital in Poland reached a record 37.1 percent in 2019, according to analysis by the Polish Economic Institute.
Britain's exit from the European Union is set to cost Polish companies up to PLN 1.6 billion (EUR 353 million) over the second half of 2021, insurance firm Euler Hermes has estimated.
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.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced a support package on Tuesday providing PLN 1.8 billion (EUR 393 million) for over 170,000 companies, employing over 400,000 people, affected by the latest anti-COVID-19 restrictions.
According to fDi, a service from the Financial Times, “the zone has made progress in its efforts to become a centre of Industry 4.0 at the heart of central and eastern Europe”.
State-owned companies should take over media wherever possible, Deputy Prime Minister Piotr Glinski told the RMF FM radio broadcaster on Tuesday, commenting on the possible purchase of a publishing company by Polish fuel concern PKN Orlen,
Labour Minister Marlena Malag on Tuesday said that under all forms of the anti-crisis shields Poland earmarked PLN 142 billion (EUR 37.2 billion) to help companies struggling with the coronavirus-linked crisis.
The research compiled by British analysts NimbleFins collated data from sources such as the OECD, World bank, Eurostat and the World Economic Forum.
The employment situation is improving with one in five small companies in Poland (over 17 pct) planning to take on staff, according to the August edition of the 'CoronaBalance SME' survey. In the previous edition, such declarations were made by 14.8 pct of SMEs.