EU-US trade war escalates

The European Commission officials on Monday presented EU member states with a €2.8 billion list of over 100 US products that could be affected in response to the US President Donald Trump proposal to place tariffs on European steel and aluminum. The list includes such consumer goods as clothing, cos...

EU court advisor: Poland broke the law over Białowieża logging

According to Yves Bot, the general advocate at the European Court of Justice, Poland broke international law by drastically increasing logging in the primeval forest in Białowieża. “Those decisions are necessarily liable to result in a deterioration of the breeding sites of the protected species,” B...

Companies face more recruitment issues – report

According to a report published by HR consultancy Work Service, the number of companies that have trouble filling vacancies has increased by 18 percentage points last year. Currently, every other company is facing such difficulties.

Bogdanka dismisses CEO

WSE-listed coal miner Bogdanka dismissed its CEO Krzysztof Szlaga. The company named its Deputy CEO Sławomir Karlikowski as acting CEO and will seek a new head.

PwC: Polish companies not cyber secure

Only 8 percent of Polish companies are cyber secure, according to a report by PwC consultancy. Moreover, last year, as a result of cyberattacks, 44 percent of Polish enterprises suffered financial losses, while 62 percent reported disruptions and downtime.

GDP grows by 4.6% in 2017 – GUS flash estimate

According to preliminary data from the Central Statistics Office, Poland’s GDP grew by 4.6 percent in 2017, the fastest since 2011. The growth was driven by domestic demand and higher economic activity in the region and the European Union, Poland’s main trade partners.