Locked content Watchdog suggests maximum prices for individual energy consumers

President of Polish Energy Regulatory Office Maciej Bando has proposed a new energy price policy. According to the document, there will be no fixed price of the energy for households but a maximum price thereof. The project shall be initially sent to the Ministry of Economy at the end August 2014 fo...

Locked content Polish farmers stage protest in Brussels

Some 200 Polish farmers held a protest in Brussels on Tuesday to express their discontent with the compensation rules proposed by the European Commission, Polish Radio reported. “We are here with peppers, apples, cabbage and cucumbers,” said Wiktor Szmulewicz from the Polish Agricultural Chambers Co...
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ABW searches offices of biggest coal miner

The Internal Security Agency (ABW) has searched the headquarters of Poland’s biggest coal mining firm Kompania Węglowa (KW) and the offices of one of its mines, the agency’s spokesperson Maciej Karczyński was quoted as saying by Polish Radio.

Locked content Three MPs leave their parties

Three members of the lower house of the Polish parliament have left the political parties, Polish media reported on Tuesday. Jerzy Ziętek left the ruling Civic Platform (PO) party. “I needed to leave PO in order to pursue my political plans,” Ziętek told Polish Radio. Polish Television meanwhile rep...

Locked content Eurocash profit down in Q2

Poland’s largest FMCG distributor Eurocash recorded a consolidated net profit of PLN 49.3 million in the second quarter of 2014 compared to PLN 61 million a year earlier. Analysts surveyed by the Polish Press Agency had expected the result to be PLN 57.6 million. Eurocash generated a consolidated sa...

Locked content Pengab banking index up in August

The Pengab indicator, which measures the conditions in the banking industry, grew by 3.9 points month-on-month to 30.4 points in August, according to data quoted by ISBnews. In an identical period last year, the indicator registered 17.7 points. The assumptions component of the Pengab index also inc...

Locked content Wizz Air with new Poland connections in 2015

Budget passenger airline Wizz Air plans to open 13 new destinations from Poland, after increasing the total number of planes by three, said Wizz Air CEO Jozsef Varadi at a press conference. The fleet will then consist of 18 planes. New planes will be quartered in Warsaw, Katowice and Poznań, in cent...

Locked content Euler Hermes: 30% less pharmacies in 5 years

According to Euler Hermes, the number of pharmacies on the Polish market will decrease by 30 percent over the next five years. Such a trend is the result of chain pharmacies superseding small ones. However, many pharmacies take advantage of several reliefs prepared by pharmaceutical sector companies...