Locked content Online retailers of e-cigarettes subject to heavy fines – report

Although the sale of e-cigarettes in Poland is booming, the recent EU directive banning distance sales of the vaping products applies to Polish retailers and those caught selling them either online or cross-border can be fined up to PLN 200,000, according to a report on Tuesday in Gazeta Prawna. The...

Ronson hopes to improve sales in coming quarters

Residential developer Ronson Development sold a total of 546 apartments in the first three quarters of this year, compared to the 658 apartments sold in the same period last year, which represents a y/y decrease of 17 percent. However, the total value of the sold apartments went down by only 4 perce...

Locked content Podkarpacie region’s aviation industry is taking off – FT

Growing investment in the Podkarpacie voivodship, specifically that concentrated in the area between Rzeszów and Mielec, has enabled it to become one of Europe’s most promising “aviation valleys,” according to a report published on Tuesday in the business publication the Financial Times (FT). The cl...

Locked content Świętokrzyskie will receive PLN 4.5 million for road improvements

Leaders of communities across the Świętokrzyskie voivodship met on Tuesday to sign an agreement on government funds earmarked for road repairs, according to a report in the Polish press. The funding comes as part of a PLN 41 million-program outlining transportation infrastructure improvements betwee...

Locked content Morawiecki to outline Poland’s new ‘Business Constitution’

Poland’s Deputy Premier, Mateusz Morawiecki, was on Tuesday expected to lay out general guidelines under which the country’s businesses would be obliged to operate at a meeting of the Council of Ministers. The constitution is expected to be a collection of the rights and guarantees protecting entrep...

Szydło: ‘Plan for responsible development a priority in 2017’

Polish Premier Beata Szydło announced on Tuesday that her government would focus on increased economic development in the coming year. She indicated that the focus during the first year of her party’s reign had been on funding programs for families and on security issues. The government’s official e...

Locked content LPP having success abroad

Polish clothing company LPP said on Tuesday that its total sales have increased by almost 11 percent, y/y, during the first three quarters of 2016. It reported that the highest growth came from sales in its shops in Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania. What’s more, the company, which mana...

Locked content New innovation law to be introduced

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education has confirmed its intention to implement new legislation that it claims will support innovation in Poland, according to a report on Tuesday in the Polish Press. The Innovation Act, which will affect tax deductions for businesses and profits for scientists...

Locked content Loss of identity cards reaches a high

Poland’s Central Database System has revealed that, during Q3 of 2016, more than 39,000 people reported having lost identity cards, driver’s licenses and passports. The information was given in a report in the Polish Press on Tuesday. The number of reported lost or stolen documents has increased yea...

Prologis leases over 33,000 sqm in Silesia

Warehouse space developer Prologis has signed six lease agreements for a total of 33,730 sqm at its Prologis Park Chorzów, Prologis Park Dąbrowa and Prologis Park Będzin II logistics parks in Silesia. Magna Automotive Poland renewed its lease of 12,100 sqm at Prologis Park Dąbrowa, Polonia Logistyka...