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WSE CEO steps down before assuming office

Warsaw Stock Exchange appointed CEO Rafał Antczak stepped down from his office, before he even assumed it, citing personal reasons. Antczak was appointed CEO back in January, but his nomination had to be approved by the financial market regulator KNF, as he did not have the required three-year long ...
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Poles build houses before they are 40, usually in the countryside

Poles usually build their own house in the countryside (57 percent of them choose the countryside for their residence), while only 19 percent build a house in a city of over 50,000 residents and 9 percent in a city of over 500,000 residents, according to a report by web portal oferteo.pl. As many as...
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Poland with one of the lowest fertility rates in the EU– Eurostat

According to data presented by the Eurostat, the fertility rate in Poland in 2015 stood at 1.32, while the EU average was 1.58. Only Portugal had a lower rate (1.31). Cyprus had the same figure as Poland. The country with the highest rate among EU state was France with 1.96, followed by Ireland 1.92...
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Poland spent PLN 19 bln on Family 500+ so far

Poland paid out PLN 19 billion to 3.82 million children under the Family 500+ program, Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy, Elżbieta Rafalska said. Only children account for 669,000 of the total figure of the applicants. According to Rafalska, because of the program, the number of families t...
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Polish government introduces judiciary reforms

The Polish government approved a draft bill on judicial system. The bill would give the parliament control over judges appointments and according to Poland’s National Council of the Judiciary (KRS) would in effect change the country’s political system. “The scope of changes which breach ...
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NBP no longer has Euro Integration Office

The National Bank of Poland has closed its Euro Integration Office and has renamed its Convergence and Competitiveness Office into the Competitiveness Office, according to the website of NBP’s Economic Institute. The task of “preparing periodic reports on the status of real, nominal and structural c...