Locked content Daily newspapers record further sales decline

All of Poland’s major daily newspapers recorded a decline of copy sales year-on-year in April, according to data from sector monitoring association ZDKP. Gazeta Wyborcza remained the best-selling quality daily, with copy sales of 176,884 in April, a drop of 15.84 percent y/y. Rzeczpospolita so...

Locked content Shanghai Electric wants to compete for Turów

After the building of a new unit at the Turów Power Plant had been awarded to Hitachi and Budimex (for PLN 4 billion). Shanghai Electric appealed to the National Appeals Chamber to renew its entry into the tender. The Chinese company has threatened with a court grievance if PGE does not give ...

Locked content Piechociński: Euro entry to be debated in the next term

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, Janusz Piechociński, said that a discussion about Poland’s entry into the euro zone is important but that it should wait until the parliamentary elections. The statement was Piechociński’s response to President Komorowski’s address to ...

Locked content Unemployment down to 12.5% – Labor Ministry

The registered unemployment rate in Poland fell to 12.5 percent in May, according to an estimate released by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy on Thursday. In April the figure was 13 percent.    The decline mostly results from economic growth, which guarantees an increase in the numb...

Battle ready?

Against the backdrop of Poland’s tragic military history, the government plans expenditures of PLN 131 billion over the next decade. But is the modernization plan realistic?

21st century cobbler

A trip to Japan and a look into a high-tech mirror eventually gave  Aleksandra Jarośkiewicz a start-up idea. After ditching her day job and getting together with some partners, she was off and running in a shoe design business

Vintage, vini, vici

How discount stores are conquering Poland’s rapidly growing wine market with quality imports at rock-bottom prices