A group of 11 U.S. Congressional advisors are scheduled to arrive in Warsaw today. These advisors, who specialize in the areas of defense, foreign affairs and budgetary issues, will have four days to become acquainted with Poland’s preparation for NATO accession. (Zycie, page 6)…
Eighty-eight firms on the Warsaw Stock Exchange reported net profit of 150 million zl. last month, which is 16% lower than January 1996 figures.
The management board of engine producer Cegielski S.A. has approved a scheme under which it would enter Holding Stoczniowy, along with Cegielski S.A., Gdynia Shipyard, and Szczecin Shipyard (Gazeta Wyborcza, page 20)…
This year’s Meeting-Premiera fair, featuring office, school and paper products, will take place from Feb. 27 through March 1 in Warsaw.
The Treasury Ministry has prepared a project of a law that would require super- and hypermarkets operating in the country to obtain operational licenses, said Minister Wieslaw Kaczmarek (Gazeta Wyborcza, page 15)…
A Greek cargo ship with a Polish crew of 20 sank in a storm off Norway on Saturday, killing all aboard.
Krzysztof Banaszak, president of Gdynia Shipyard, said the company should see 100 million zl in profits from its restructurization plan within three months.
According to a report of the Internal Market and Consumption Institute (IRWiK), Poland’s cosmetics industry has doubled over the last two years. The domestic cosmetics market is dominated by Polish firms Soraya and Eris, followed by Pollena-Uroda and Pollena-Lechia.
The Dutch ING Bank NV has guaranteed an $83-million pre-payment for the construction of seven container ships, scheduled to be built by Gdynia Shipyard for three German clients.
The second-annual "Kreatura ’96," one of three major advertising competitions held in Poland, announced its winners on Friday night.