Orange Polska with fiber optic contract

Orange Polska has signed a contract with cable TV operator Inea regarding the use of its fiber-optic network to provide the internet to 40,000 (ultimately 150,000) households, the company said. Orange plans to launch its services on the network of the Poznań operator in the coming weeks.

Nearly 60% of Ukrainian employees would rather move to Germany

Over a half (59 percent) of Ukrainians working in Poland would leave for Germany, once the migration policy of Poland’s western neighbor changed to offer conditions similar to those in Poland, a study conducted by Work Service revealed. “The fact that Ukraine’s citizens are coming to the Polish job ...

31% of companies plan to use R&D tax breaks in 2018 – KPMG

Nearly a third of companies (31 percent) plan to use the R&D tax breaks in 2018, while 64 percent intend to increased R&D spending within the next three years, according to a report published by consultancy KPMG. Out of the companies that plan to increase investments, 49 percent are going to...

Poland no. 1 in Europe in jobs created within greenfield FDI projects

Greenfield projects carried out as Foreign Direct Investments in Poland in 2017 created the highest number of workplaces in Europe, growing by 53 percent compared to 2016, according to “fDi Intelligence: Global greenfield investment trends” report. “Over 99,000 jobs makes Poland an unquestionable le...

Poland with second-highest rail passenger increase in Europe

The number of railroad passengers increased in Poland by 3.8 percent y/y in 2017, which is the second-best result in Europe, following Finland, where the growth amounted to 4.4 percent y/y. Spain came in third with a 3.5 percent increase in the number of passengers using railroad, Polish Rail Transp...

Maritime cargo transshipment volume up 23% y/y in H1 2018

The volume of cargo transshipment in Polish sea ports over the first six months of the year increased by 22.8 percent y/y to 45.3 million metric tonnes, GUS stated. The volume of all types of cargo increased, mainly FCL (full container load) cargo by 44.4 percent y/y, after a drop seen last year. Th...