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Sunday trade ban to cover only two Sundays per month – media

According to Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, the government wants to impose the Sunday trade ban starting from next year, with two Sundays per month when stores will be allowed to remain open. In 2019, that number would be further limited to only one Sunday each month. “I proposed two Sundays because it see...
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Tchórzewski: Poland needs a three-block nuclear plant

In order to meet EU’s clean energy criteria, Poland needs to build a three block nuclear plant, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski said. “We need to find a solution that will enable Poland to reach the maximum CO2 emission limit of 550 g per kWh. We want to achieve it by 2050, cutting energy prod...
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Coal sales drop in July

Polish coal miners sold 5.07 million metric tons of coal in July, down 0.26 million tons m/m, and 0.46 million tons y/y the Industry Restructuring Agency (ARP) said. Coal production in July amounted to 5.13 million tons vs. 5.2 million tons in June and 5.65 million tons last year. Coal inventories s...
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Moody’s sharply raises Poland’s GDP forecast

Ratings agency Moody’s raised its economic growth forecast for Poland this year to 4.3 percent from the previous 3.2 percent, citing positive statistical data, adding that Warsaw should maintain the momentum throughout the year.
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GDP growth at 3.9% in Q2 – flash estimate

Poland’s gross domestic product grew by 3.9 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2017, according to a flash estimate published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS). The quarter-to-quarter growth was at 1.1 percent.
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Polish university files against Google’s patent application

The Jagiellonian University, one of Poland’s top universities, is demanding that a patent application for ANS coding filed by Google with the US Patent and Trademark Office be withdrawn, Radio ZET informed on Friday. The technology that the IT giant is looking to patent has been developed by the uni...
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New car registrations up by 16.63 % y/y in July

New passenger car and van registrations totaled 41,614 in July and was 16.63 percent higher year-on-year, as well as 11.96 percent lower than in June 2017, according to a report by market researcher Samar citing national car registry. The y/y number has been growing for 28 consecutive months. It is ...