Locked content Morawiecki sworn in as PM. No changes in the cabinet right now

Mateusz Morawiecki has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister. He did not make any changes to the cabinet, and he will keep his position as the Minister of Finance and Development. The only change to the cabinet was appointing dismissed PM Beata Szydło as the Deputy PM, she will not helm any minist...

Locked content Majority of Poles support building a nuclear power plant – poll

As many as 59 percent of Poles support building a nuclear power plant in Poland according to a poll carried out on behalf of the Ministry of Energy. Out of that number, 25 percent, strongly support building it, while 16 percent strongly disagree with the plan. Furthermore, 42 percent of respondents ...

Public debt inches down in Q3

The national public debt at end-Q3 decreased by 0.5 percent q/q to PLN 972.2 billion, the Ministry of Finance reported. Compared to end-2016, the debt increased by 0.7 percent.

Locked content Coal sales up in October

Polish coal miners sold 5.87 million metric tons of coal in September, up by 0.47 million tons m/m, and down by 1.3 million tons y/y the Industry Restructuring Agency (ARP) said. Coal production in October amounted to 5.95 million tons vs. 5.63 million tons in September and 6.27 million tons last ye...

Locked content Baltic Pipe location to be announced next year

State-owned gas infrastructure company Gaz-System will decide in the first half of next year on the final route of the Polish part of the Baltic Pipe gas scheme, said the director of the development division Paweł Jakubowski. “We’re analyzing three ‘landing’ locations of the gas pipeline...

Locked content Pekao finalizes Pioneer takeover. Books PLN 400 mln profit

WSE-listed, state-owned Bank Pekao finalized the purchase of the remaining 51 percent stake in its asset manager Pioneer Pekao from Unicredit and will add PLN 400 million to this year’s consolidated net profit, the company said in a market filing. The €138 million transaction will reduce the lender’...

Locked content Loving Vincent with a Golden Globe nomination

A Polish-UK joint production Loving Vincent has been nominated for the Golden Globe in the best animated feature category. The movie directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman is a biographical animated drama film about the life of painter Vincent van Gogh. Each of the film’s 65,000 frames i...

Locked content KRRiT fines TVN PLN 1.5 mln for broadcasting opposition protests

The National Broadcasting Council KRRiT has slapped a PLN 1.48 million fine on private broadcaster TVN for “encouraging behavior which threatens public safety.” The fine concerns the coverage of the December protests in and outside the parliament, when the opposition politicians blocked the Sejm’s r...