Polish food exporters seized the window of opportunity after the Singapore government sent out an SOS to help with their food supplies following problems caused by COVID-19.
The Polish economic relief programme in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic was not only the largest in the region, but also the most innovative, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told participants of the Impact conference in Kraków, southern Poland, on Wednesday.
Poland is ready to support the EU's post-pandemic recovery fund if the support is fair for all countries and sectors affected by coronavirus, Polish EU Minister Konrad Szymanski told PAP on Tuesday.
Fourteen Polish airports are entitled to receive support under the government's anti-crisis programme, with the total amount of subsidies reaching PLN 142 mln (EUR 31.42 mln), Deputy Infrastructure Minister Marcin Horala told a Friday press conference.
The European Commission approved on Monday Poland's EUR 450 million support programme for the Polish economy in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.
From their small family-run business high in the Beskidy mountains, Gosia and Wiesiek Borowy’s products are sold in New York's MoMA and Vitra in Germany, Kim Kardashian buys their toys for her children, and they are the recent recipients of the international BuyMeOnce Excellence Award in London for their aesthetic and eco-friendly designs. Now they plan to save bees with their ‘Help the bees! (Be)e your friend’ initiative.
Customers will be able to buy vouchers which can later be traded in once the lockdown is over.
The sanctuary has lost 90 percent of its donors owing to the pandemic, and food and medicine are running out.
The value of support for the culture sector in Poland amid the coronavirus epidemic may reach even PLN 4 billion (EUR 882.2 mln), almost as much as the culture ministry's annual budget, Culture Minister Piotr Gliński told the Gazeta Polska daily on Wednesday.
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