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PM Szydło denies cabinet reshuffle plans, disciplines ministers

PM Beata Szydło denied that she plans to reshuffle her cabinet anytime soon, which media has been hinting at for the last few weeks now. “It is not the time for such decisions,” government spokesman Rafał Bochenek said. The PM, however met with her ministers on Wednesday to discipline them and remin...
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Young Poles are deep in debt – report

According to the report released BIG InfoMonitor, young Poles (aged 18-34) have PLN 4.6 billion non-credit debt, while some 12 percent of (18-24 year-olds) have troubles paying their loans on time. “Between March 2016 – March 2017, the number of 18-34 year-olds with non-credit debt has increased by ...
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Nestle moves Blue Riband production to Poland

Food producer Nestle announced that it will move its production of the popular Blue Riband wafers to Poland, from its Fawdon factory. As a result of this and other cuts, some 300 people in the UK will lose their jobs. The wafers will be manufactured in Kargowa. “These proposals are being made by Nes...
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Wind farms with 23% share in the energy mix

Last Saturday, wind farms had a 23 percent share in Poland’s energy mix, portal gramywzielone.pl said. This was the best result this year so far. Polish wind farms, which have 5.8 GW capacity, produced 99 GWh of energy. On the same day, throughout the EU, only four other countries had bigger shares ...
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GUS revises 2016 GDP to 2.7%

Poland’s Central Statistical Office GUS revised its 2016 GDP results to 2.7 percent from the previous 2.8 percent result. In Q4 2016, GDP growth amounted to 2.5 percent, down from the previous 2.7 percent figure. Then revision comes from the further data from the government and local governmen...
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Tusk testifies in counter-intelligence case. Calls it a witch-hunt

The European Council President Donald Tusk testified for the Polish prosecution as a witness in the case of two intelligence officials accused of improper dealings with Russia on Wednesday. The investigation is to establish if the two officials had all the necessary approvals, to establish cooperati...
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Poczta Polska nixes IPO plans

State-owned postal operator Poczta Polska has decided against its earlier IPO plans, according to its latest strategy plan. “We do not see the necessity to be listed. The regulations regarding such companies can limit the possibilities to accomplish set goals, as you have to take into consideration ...
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KIO: VIP plane contract breaks the law

Poland’s National Appeal Chamber (KIO), a first instance body responsible for review of appeals concerning public contracts, said that the deal between Ministry of Defence and Boeing for delivery of three B737 planes which will transport top Polish officials was signed against the law. But it ...