Locked content WOŚP has raised over PLN 1 bln since start

The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy) has raised over PLN 1 billion starting from 1993 when it was founded. This year marked the 27th edition of WOŚP.  After PLN 49 million appeared on the foundation’s counter, PLN 1 billion in total was reached. If WOŚ...

Locked content TFI assets down 4.1% m/m in December

The assets of Polish investment funds (TFIs) shrunk by 4.1 percent m/m in December to PLN 256.8 billion, according to Analizy Online and IZFiA. “Difficult market situation has affected investment results of funds with exposure to shares, which, combined with a negative sales balance, affected ...

Locked content Polish Meat Association: additives do not exceed norms

The use of additives in processed meat and some meat products is necessary but does not exceed the norms, head of the Polish Meat Association, Witold Choiński said.  At the beginning of January, the Supreme Audit Office indicated the lack of a single body responsible for the supervision of the food ...

Locked content UOKiK: number of inspections tripled in 2018

The number of inspections in companies suspected of breaking free competition rules grew threefold, head of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) Marek Niechciał told the Polish Press Agency. He underscored the role of external signals, coming from e.g. an anonymous informant who...

Locked content US will host conference on Middle East in Poland

The United States plans to organize in Poland an international conference devoted to peace and stability in the Middle East. The conference scheduled for February 13-14 will particularly focus on Iran’s influence in the region – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview with...

Locked content EP transport commission rejects new haulier’s law

The European Parliament Committee of Transport and Tourism (TRAN) rejected on Thursday proposals for road transport regulations, which are particularly unfavorable for Poland. Polish MEPs and Minister of Infrastructure Andrzej Adamczyk said they are satisfied with the vote. However, it does not fini...