Locked content Poland to launch tender for missing A1 road segment before holidays

Poland may launch a tender for the missing Częstochowa-Tuszyn segment of the A1 motorway before summer holidays, deputy Infrastructure and Construction Minister Jerzy Szmit said. “The tender is some 98-99 percent ready, so I expect it to be launched ahead of summer holidays,” he added. “There were d...

Locked content Poles red e-books on holidays, traditional ones at home – study

According to a study conducted by digital content distributor Virtualo, Poles prefer reading e-books when they commute or are on holidays (59 percent) but at home, print versions remain the favorite (46 percent). “Poles are becoming more mobile, and with mobile devices gaining popularity, ebooks and...

Locked content Report: Poles hates queues

As many as 45 percent Poles claim that standing in lines in stores is the most frustrating thing when shopping, according to a study conducted by Mastercard, and 71 percent of them would not return to the shop if it meant standing in queues, 46 percent decided against shopping after seeing long line...

Locked content Tusk to Macron: Europe needs your energy

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron met with European Council President Donald Tusk for the first time since taking office. “Europe needs your energy, your imagination and your courage. And when I say Europe, I am not thinking about the institutions or bureaucracy, but about millions of E...

Locked content EBRD invests €25 mln in Żabka

The European Bank for Research and Development (EBRD) is taking part in the acquisition of discount retail chain Żabka, with an equity investment of up to €25 million, the bank announced. “The EBRD investment will support the continued strengthening of corporate governance and setting standards in ‘...

Employment and wages growth continues in April – GUS

According to data released by the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS), the average employment in April grew by 4.6 percent year-on-year, while the wages grew by 4.1 percent. In month-to-month terms, wages declined by 1.9 percent, while the employment increased by 0.2 percent.

MF sells PLN 3 billion worth of bonds

The Ministry of Finance sold PLN 3 billion worth of bonds on auction on Thursday. The five series will mature in 2019, 2022 (two issues), 2026 and 2027. Investor interest was at PLN 6.86 billion.

Locked content Superior Industries raises prices in Uniwheels bid

Despite its earlier statement, that the offer is final, Superior Industries has raised its offer for the German WSE-listed alloy wheels producer Uniwheels to PLN 247.87 apiece, from the previous PLN 236.07. The new bid puts the value of the company at PLN 2.91 billion. After agreeing to buy 61.29 pe...