Locked content Poland with 8 medals in IAAF World Championships

Polish athletes won eight medals in the track and field IAAF World Championships held in London. Hammer throwers Anita Włodarczyk and Paweł Fajdek won the two gold medals, with Paweł Lisek (pole vault) and Adam Kszczot (800 meters). Polish female 4×400 relay, Malwina Kopron and Wojciech Nowicki...

Locked content Five dead in storms across Poland

Five people, including two teenage girl scouts, were killed and more than 30 were injured as a result of falling trees in a series of severe storms that hit Poland on Friday night. The girls, 13 and 14, were crushed by falling trees while sleeping in a tent when a storm hit their campground. TheR...

Locked content WSE excludes Inwestycje Alternatywne Profit from NewConnect trading

The Warsaw Stock Exchange has excluded the shares of Inwestycje Alternatywne Profit from the trading on the small-cap, alternative market NewConnect starting on Monday. The motion to exclude the shares was filed by the company itself, WSE said. Inwestycje Alternatywne Profit is a company dealing wit...

Locked content Poles use ad blocking software the most

According to a report compiled by Onudience.com, Poles remain the nation with the most ad block plug-ins users. As many as 46 percent (8 percent y/y growth) Poles use such software, followed by Greeks (44 percent) and Norway (42 percent). On the other spectrum us Paraguay, with only 5 percent of int...

Locked content Fuel prices highest in 3 months

Average fuel and diesel prices increased by PLN 0.02, according to BM Reflex, a fuel branch consultancy company, while LPG prices remained unchanged. Currently, gasoline sells at PLN 4.45/liter, diesel at PLN 4.28/liter and LPG at PLN 1.88. The current prices are highest in three months, and should ...

KUKE: Bankruptcies up by 7.4% in July

The number of bankruptcies in July totaled 58, an increase of 7.4 percent y/y, according to data from the Export Credit Insurance Corporation (KUKE). In month-to-month term, the figure increased by 20.8 percent.

Locked content BGK grants PLN 40.95 bln ‘de minimis’ guarantees

Poland’s state-owned lender BGK has granted PLN 40.95 billion in guarantees for loans worth some PLN 72.74 billion issued to SMEs as of end-July under the state program of ‘de minimis’ credit guarantees, the bank said. As many as 128,298 SMEs took loans under the program. Firms can...

GUS: Trade surplus drops in H1

In the first six months of 2017, Poland had PLN 4.21 billion in trade surplus, down from PLN 12.83 billion last year. Exports amounted to PLN 426.33 billion, up by 7.3 percent, while imports stood at PLN 422.11 billion, up by 9.8 percent y/y, data from Poland’s Central Statistical Office showe...

GUS: Inflation at 1.7% in July

Poland’s inflation rate stood at 1.7 percent in July year-on-year, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) confirming the previously released flash estimate.

Poland suspends retail tax till 2019

Poland is suspending the retail tax till January 1, 2019, the ministry of finance said in its draft bill submitted to the cabinet. This means, that the state coffers will not receive PLN 1.59 billion from the tax planned for next year.