Locked content Poland gender pay gap among lowest in the EU – Eurostat

The difference between the average pay of men and women in Poland is 7.7 percent, which is one of the best results in the European Union, according to Eurostat. Poland is in sixth place when it comes to gender pay parity. Only Romania, Luxembourg, Italy, Belgium, and Slovenia do better. At the oppos...

Locked content Growing numbers of foreign tourists are choosing Poland

In the peak tourist season this year, July and August, nearly 1.5 million foreign tourists visited Poland, buying close to 3.7 million overnight stays – an increase of 6.4 percent and 10 percent respectively compared to the same period in 2015. Moreover, 2016 is the seventh year in a row that Poland...

Locked content Solaris to deliver 77 articulated buses to MPK Kraków

Solaris Bus&Coach, in consortium with PKO Leasing SA, is to deliver 77 articulated buses to the Kraków public transportation authority (MPK Kraków). The buses will be equipped with engines that meet the highest European emissions standard, Euro 6. The deal is worth PLN 120.8 million net. Accordi...

Monthly apartment credit costs keep trending upwards

Analysts at Home Broker and Open Finance have indicated that real estate prices are continuing their upward climb. Five times in the last six months the average apartment prices have been higher than a month earlier. The index describing transaction prices in these two firms has risen to its highest...

Locked content Biedronka to open 100 more stores in Poland

Discount retailer Biedronka is planning to open 100 more stores in Poland, Jeronimo Martins, Biedronka’s Portuguese owner, announced. Biedronka opened 50, redeveloped 145, and closed 17 stores in the first nine months of 2016. The chain consisted of 2,700 stores as of the end of September. Bie...

Locked content Bosch expanding its Polish abrasive materials factory

Swiss-based sia Abrasives, a Bosch subsidiary, has begun expanding its facility in the Goleniów Industrial Park in northwestern Poland. “After the expansion, sia Abrasives will become the third-largest employer in the Goleniów Industrial Park (GPP), employing some 400 people,” Pawel Bartoszewski, GP...

Locked content Bombardier set to launch high-speed train production in Wrocław

Bombardier Transportation Polska will be starting production in November at its new facility in Wrocław. The company has invested over PLN 250 million in expansion of its plant, according to the Ministry of Development, creating 100 new jobs, eventually increasing to 800. The plant will produce body...

Locked content Dębica to cut back tire production in Nov-Dec

Polish tire company Dębica has decided to roll back production of tires for cars and trucks in November and December this year. This will lower the projected production for 2016 by 3.02 percent for car tires and 3.86 percent for truck tires, compared to the production plans for 2016, the company ann...