Prime Minister Donald Tusk has confirmed earlier reports that Deputy PM and Minister of Infrastructure and Development Elżbieta Bieńkowska is a candidate for the post of internal market commissioner of the EU.
The US is forming a “core coalition” against Islamic State militants in Iraq, US Secretary of State John Kerry said during the NATO summit in Wales. He invited nine other countries, including Poland, to participate.
The European Union needs a joint investment fund, Poland’s Minister of Finance Mateusz Szczurek told at the annual meeting of Brussels-based economic think-tank Bruegel on Thursday.
NATO’s new rapid response force should be headquartered in Poland, UK Prime Minister David Cameron said during the second day of the alliance’s summit in Newport, Wales. He added that his country would commit 3,500 personnel to the unit.
The Polish government expects the country’s GDP to grow by 3.4 percent in 2015, then accelerate to 3.7 percent in 2016, 3.9 percent in 2017 and 4 percent in 2018, according to the draft 2015 budget framework published on Thursday.
Pesa Bydgoszcz, a Polish rolling stock producer will provide PKP Intercity, a Polish railway passenger transportation company, with 10 internal combustion locomotives. The transaction value will be PLN 131.2 million, PKP Intercity said on Thursday.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development would like to invest €500-600 million annually in Poland, the institution’s new director for Poland, Grzegorz Zieliński, told the Polish Press Agency in an interview.
In an additional move to support agricultural producers facing Russia’s embargo, the European Commission has announced it would provide an additional €30 million for the promotion of produce starting from 2015.
Poland’s national airline LOT has started having a profit from its basic operations, the transport of passengers, the company’s CEO Sebastian Mikosz told the Polish Press Agency on Wednesday.
The National Bank of Poland’s Monetary Policy Council (RPP) has decided to leave interest rates unchanged at its September sitting, the council said on Wednesday. Such a decision was widely expected by economists.