Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said at the press conference, that Poland will most likely appeal against a European Court of Human Rights ruling that Poland hosted a secret CIA jail.
The Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) said on Friday that it has started proceedings against several companies regarding the holding of shares in Poland’s largest chemical firm Grupa Azoty.
Paweł Tamborski, who was appointed on Friday as Warsaw Stock Exchange new CEO told reporters that the potential merger with Vienna bourse is one of his priorities. “I would like decisions on the matter to be taken possibly soon,” he stated.
Prime Minister Donald Tusk is ready to nominate a new foreign affairs minister if Radosław Sikorski is elected the EU’s top diplomat, government spokesperson Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska told TVN24 on Friday.
Financial regulator KNF has approved the candidature of Paweł Tamborski for the WSE chairman role. According to a KNF release, extraordinary measures have been taken to make sure that Tamborski meets the qualifications required by the Trading of Financial Instruments Act.
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has announced a judgment regarding Poland’s violation of the European Convention on Human Rights. The judgment concerns allegations that include the incarceration and torture of CIA prisoners on Polish territory.
Poland’s largest railway freight operator PKP Cargo has obtained regulatory approval for operations in Lithuania, the company said in a press release on Thursday. This will be the eight EU country that the company will be present in.
Retail trade in Poland grew by 1.2 percent year-on-year in June, according to data published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) on Wednesday. In month-on-month terms there was a 1.1-percent decline.
The registered unemployment rate in Poland stood at 12 percent in June, according to data published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) on Wednesday. Poland’s Labor Ministry expected the figure to be 12.1 percent.
Poland’s largest oil company PKN Orlen recorded a net loss of PLN 5.39 billion in the second quarter of 2014, the company said on Wednesday. The result was highly affected by impairments, mostly on the company’s Lithuanian unit Orlen Lietuva.