The Polish financial system remains stable and can withstand even a major economic downturn, according to a report by the National Bank of Poland.
Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk is seen as a possible candidate for the position of European Council president, according to sources quoted by Rzeczpospolita. His candidacy has reportedly been put forward by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Former Luxembourg’s PM Jean-Claude Juncker was elected by the European Parliament as a new European Commission President with 422 votes for and 250 against.
CPI inflation in Poland amounted to 0.3 percent year-on-year in June, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a data release on Tuesday. In month-on-month terms prices remained unchanged.
IT company Sygnity is capable of developing with the help of its own resources and does not need to merge with another entity. It is not interested in any form of cooperation with Asseco Poland, Sygnity’s CEO Janusz R. Guy was quoted as saying by ISBnews.
The “Carrefour Barometer,” an index of consumer sentiment commissioned by the Polish branch of FMCG retailer Carrefour and compiled by the Gdańsk Institute for Market Economics (IBnGR), inched down by one point month-on-month in July, the retailer said in a news release on Tuesday.
Poland’s current account surplus amounted to €300 million in May 2014, the National Bank of Poland said in a data release on Monday.
Poland’s state-owned postal operator Poczta Polska (Polish Post) wants to increase its share in the country’s parcel and courier services market from the current 15 percent to at least 20 percent by 2020, the company’s management board member Janusz Wojtas told ISBnews.
Poland’s food and beverage market may grow by 20 percent over the next five years, according to a forecast from market research firm PMR quoted by ISBnews. In 2013 the sector’s value grew by only 2 percent year-on-year to PLN 234 billion.
Poland’s lower house of parliament rejected the second no confidence motion filed by opposition party Law and Justice, this time against Interior Minister Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz. The minister got 235 votes in support, while 213 MPs voted in favor of the motion.