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Wind farms with 23% share in the energy mix

Last Saturday, wind farms had a 23 percent share in Poland’s energy mix, portal gramywzielone.pl said. This was the best result this year so far. Polish wind farms, which have 5.8 GW capacity, produced 99 GWh of energy. On the same day, throughout the EU, only four other countries had bigger shares ...
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GUS revises 2016 GDP to 2.7%

Poland’s Central Statistical Office GUS revised its 2016 GDP results to 2.7 percent from the previous 2.8 percent result. In Q4 2016, GDP growth amounted to 2.5 percent, down from the previous 2.7 percent figure. Then revision comes from the further data from the government and local governmen...
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Tusk testifies in counter-intelligence case. Calls it a witch-hunt

The European Council President Donald Tusk testified for the Polish prosecution as a witness in the case of two intelligence officials accused of improper dealings with Russia on Wednesday. The investigation is to establish if the two officials had all the necessary approvals, to establish cooperati...
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Poczta Polska nixes IPO plans

State-owned postal operator Poczta Polska has decided against its earlier IPO plans, according to its latest strategy plan. “We do not see the necessity to be listed. The regulations regarding such companies can limit the possibilities to accomplish set goals, as you have to take into consideration ...
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KIO: VIP plane contract breaks the law

Poland’s National Appeal Chamber (KIO), a first instance body responsible for review of appeals concerning public contracts, said that the deal between Ministry of Defence and Boeing for delivery of three B737 planes which will transport top Polish officials was signed against the law. But it ...
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Mastercard: Poles buy online the most among Europeans

According to the report published by Mastercard, 9 percent of Poles shop online everyday, the most (along with Lithuania) among all of the European nations. However, most of the shopping is done domestically. The European average is 6 percent.
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Waszczykowski accuses EU of fraud. Later retracts

Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski claimed in an interview with TVN24, that the election process for the reappointment of Donald Tusk as the European Council President was “faked” and that decision could be contested. “ We have expertise today telling us Tusk was elected in a way which can...