Poland eyes new shipping route

Poland’s Ministry of Infrastructure is working on a plan to build a shipping route connecting the Vistula Lagoon and the Gdańsk Bay in the Baltic Sea, Puls Biznesu reports. The project is yet to be consulted before final approval

Poland lists 22 state-controlled companies ‘not for sale’

Polish State Treasury Ministry listed 22 companies deemed strategic and not for sale. Firms include chemicals Grupa Azoty, oil giants Lotos and Orlen, utilities PGE and Tauron, lender PKO BP and insurer PZU among others. According to the Treasury these companies “are strategic for the economic secur...

InPost enters Malaysia

Postal services company InPost will install its first parcel lockers in Malaysia, the firm announced on Monday. It has signed cooperation agreements with local courier companies  Skynet and iSIS.

Warsaw Uprising commemorated 70 years on

The 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising will include 70 seconds of silence at 17:00 with sirens and church bells sounded across the city. Today, Warsaw remembers the beginning of its ill-fated uprising against Nazi occupation in 1944. Commemorations will include wreath-laying ceremonies and choi...

Sikorski officially a candidate for top EU diplomat

Prime Minister Donald Tusk has officially named Foreign Affairs Minister Radosław Sikorski as Poland’s candidate for the post of EU high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, according to government sources quoted by the Polish Press Agency.

PMI drops below neutral level

For the first time in 13 months, the Poland Manufacturing PMI signaled a deterioration of business conditions in July. The index, compiled by HSBC and Markit Economics, declined to 49.4 points compared to 50.3 points in June.

KGHM launches production in Chile

Poland’s copper and silver mining giant KGHM has announced the launch of copper production at its Sierra Gorda mine in Chile. The facility is  scheduled to be officially opened in autumn.