Locked content Poland’s Honorary Consul in Monaco involved in a murder case

Wojciech Janowski, Poland’s Honorary Consul in Mexico admitted to involvement in the murder of his mother-in-law, Helene Pastor – heiress to one of the biggest family fortunes in Monaco. Shortly thereafter, Janowski was dismissed form his position which he held since 2007. “The post of Honorar...

Juncker nominated for the new EC President

Former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker was nominated by 26, out of 28 EU leaders to become the next President of the European Commission. The only two politicians who voted against his candidacy were British and Hungarian Prime Ministers. “We need to send a clear signal and a warning t...

Locked content Chinese food giant to enter Poland?

Chinese food producer Lixing Group is looking to invest in Poland, the company’s CEO Lin Jieben told Puls Biznesu. “We could potentially create an alliance with a Polish manufacturer or distributor or invest in a processing plant,” Jieben told the daily. “The possibilities are many, and we wil...

EU and Ukraine sign Association Agreement

During a summit in Brussels, the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and the chief of the EU Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso and the chief of the EU Council, Herman Van Rompuy have signed the second part of the AssociationAgreement between Ukraine and the EU.

Locked content LNG terminal 89.5% ready

Italian consortium Saipem, which spearheads the construction of LNG terminal in Świnoujście is 89.5 percent completed. The completion rate increases at some 2 percent monthly rate. In January, the facility was 80.8 percent complete. Each day over 1,500 people work at the construction site. The facil...

Retail Sales grew by 3.8 percent

The Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported that retail sales in May rose by 3.8 percent year-on-year. On the other hand, retail sales fell by 2.7 percent month-on-month. Economists predict a stabilization of the retail sales dynamic in the coming months.

Unemployment continues downward trend

The latest data published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) shows a decrease in unemployment. The unemployment rate at the end of May was 12.5 percent, compared with 13 percent in April, as presented in a GUS statement. This is the lowest unemployment rate in the last year and a half.