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Locked content Waszczykowski: dispute over rule of law closed

Polish Foreign Minister, Witold Waszczykowski said in an interview with Polish Radio, that the dispute with the European Commission regarding changes being made to the Polish Constitutional Tribunal is over. “I expect that the matter will be closed,” he said. “We explained comprehensively what happe...
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Locked content CVC Capital Partners to acquire Żabka

Investment fund CVC Capital Partners will buy the convenience store chain Żabka from Mid Europa Partners. “”Żabka is the clear market leader in the modern convenience segment, with a high-quality business model and a talented leadership team. We look forward to working with the management as w...
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Locked content Asseco with new contract in Ethiopia

WSE-listed IT giant Asseco Poland has signed a $1.3 million deal with the Ethiopian Information Network Security Agency. “INSA is an Ethiopian state agency focusing on internal security, building IT competences and implementing IT solutions throughout the country,” Asseco said in a market filing. Th...
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Locked content Poland with big plans for the e-bus sector

The Polish government wants to create a PLN 2.5 billion electric bus market by 2025 as it plans to offload 1,000 vehicles per year, the Polish Development Fund (PFR) said. The PFR, along with several ministries and organizations signed an agreement with 41 local governments for purchase of 780 elect...
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Poland increases tax revenue by over 20% in January

The first month of new year has been quite good for the state coffers with some PLN 6.7 billion surplus. The revenue from taxes was the main reason for the good results, with VAT revenues increased by 25 percent year-on-year and amounted for nearly PLN 22 billion out of PLN 37 billion revenue record...
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Locked content Women more rational in face of debt – survey

As many as 24 percent of Polish women consider their understanding of financial matters as poor, while only 15 percent of Polish men admitted to insufficient financial acumen, according to a survey conducted by pollster Ipsos for educational platform Kapitalni.org. Only 21 percent of women declared ...
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EU approves CETA deal

European Parliament voted in favor of the landmark free trade deal CETA, between the EU and Canada with 408 votes for, 254 against and 33 abstentions.
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Locked content Poland with 682 MW new wind powerplants – report

Poland installed 628 MW of new wind energy capacity last year, according to a report published by WindEurope. This amounted for 5.5 percent of EU’s new capacity. The result is nearly twice as low compared to 2015, when 1,266 MW wind energy capacity was launched. Overall, in the EU, 12,490 MW w...