Polish railway cargo transportation company PKP Cargo plans to take over Advanced World Transport, a Czech Republic’s private company with 8 percent (as of 2013) contribution into Czech’s cargo transportation, said Dziennik Gazeta Prawna on Wednesday.
Poland has dropped by one position and ranks 43rd in the latest edition of the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) compiled by the World Economic Forum, the National Bank of Poland said on Wednesday.
Poland’s Deputy PM and Minister of Infrastructure and Development Elżbieta Bieńkowska will most likely become a member of the European Commission, according to reports from Polish Radio and Polish Television.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will send more troops to Poland and other countries on its eastern frontier, according to sources quoted by Polish Radio. Officially, decisions will be made on the alliance’s Wales summit, which starts on Thursday.
Poland’s State Treasury is preparing a competition for a new CEO of investment vehicle Polskie Inwestycje Rozwojowe (PIR), according to information gathered by Puls Biznesu. Current chief executive Mariusz Grendowicz is reportedly not a candidate.
Chinese China-CEE Fund and Israeli Enlight Renewable Energy will invest in wind farms in Poland, reports ISBnews. The maximum value of the investment is PLN 1.3 billion. The wind mills will be built by Geo Renewables.
A number of politicians see Sejm Speaker Ewa Kopacz as Poland’s next prime minister after Donald Tusk assumes his newly acquired post of European Council president.
Ukraine, the second European coal exporter plans to import more coal from Poland, reports Parkiet daily. This is the result of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis and war in the Donetsk region – the Ukrainian prevalent coal hub.
Poland’s Manufacturing PMI remains below the neutral level of 50, signaling a deterioration of conditions in the manufacturing sector, according to a news release from HSBC and Markit Economics. In August, the index inched down to 49 points from 49.1 in July.
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk was elected president of the European Council at the EU summit on Saturday. He will replace Herman Van Rompuy as of December 1, 2014.