Locked content Avain flu outbreaks in Małopolska eliminated

Three outbreaks of avian flu have been detected and immediately eliminated in Małopolska, southern Poland, the voivodship’s chief veterinarian stated. The avian flu is the highly virulent HPAI subtype H5N8….

Polish Prime Minister sums up year, recent crisis in interview

Prime Minister Beata Szydło said that “successful” and “beneficial” economic development plans will continue in Poland during the coming year, and she assured the public that there would be no tax changes, and that her party, PiS, would consult in an open way with the Opposit...

GUS releases unemployment numbers by sector, voivodship

Poland’s Central Statistical Office announced on Friday in a press release that the registered unemployment rate in November was 8.2 percent – the same as for October. At the end of November the number of registered unemployed was 1.31 million, which was actually a slight increase compar...

Locked content GUS: Industrial orders slowed in November, wholesale trade grew

GUS reported on Friday that industrial orders in Poland had risen by 17.3 percent y/y, in November (after an increase of 25.8 percent in the previous month). In monthly terms, though, orders declined, by 4.3 percent (y/y), compared with a fall of 4.2 percent in October. Industrial new orders for exp...

Locked content EU transfer funds for November and for 2017 totals enumerated

Transfers of funds from the European Union to Poland totalled PLN 1.02 billion in November, the Ministry of Finance has said in a statement. As part of the Cohesion Policy, Poland received PLN 3.13 billion. Under the Common Agricultural Policy, Poland received PLN 515.5 million. In November, Poland ...

Locked content EU Court decides to suspend initial ruling on Opal

The Court of Justice of the European Union (the ECJ) has granted the request of the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) and, on December 23, suspended the decision of the European Commission (EC), on the release of the operator of the pipeline Opal from the principle of third party access, PGNiG CEO ...

Locked content Energa signs new agreement with PGG

Energa Ostrołęka Power, a subsidiary of electrical power producer Energa Power, has reached a deal for the delivery of coal to Ostrołęka B Power Station of the Polish Mining Group (PGG), valued at PLN 1.26 billion, the company said in its press release on Tuesday. “The agreement covers the per...

Locked content Parcel Technik announces PLN 10 million expansion

Polish courier company Parcel Technik wants to expand and, early in 2017, will run a pilot project that will allow for the use of wireless delivery of mail, the company said in a press release on Tuesday. “Parcel Technik is a young company, which has shown that it can very quickly go from̷...

Locked content Enea confirms Połaniec Plant takeover

Enea confirmed in a press release on Tuesday that it will acquire 100 percent of the shares of Engi Polish Energy, Poland’s fifth-largest energy company and one that owns Poland’s largest biomass power plant – Połaniec. A report earlier this month in this publication indicated that...

Locked content Foreign citizens spent PLN 11 bln in Poland in Q3 – GUS

Foreign citizens purchased goods and services in Poland worth PLN 10.9 billion over the third quarter of the year, while Poles spent PLN 6.4 billion abroad during the same period, statistics office GUS stated. Foreigners’ spendings in the corresponding period of 2015 were 3.1 percent higher. However...