Approximately 2,000 large trucks blocked the Polish-German border at =C2wiecko yesterday, demanding more efficient customs procedures.
As part of its cost-cutting scheme, BIG-Bank Gdanski S.A. stated yesterday that it would lay-off 165 employees from its headquarters, said bank spokesman Wojciech Kaczorowski. (Gazeta Wyborcza, page 28, Reuters)…
Thirteen police officers are under investigation by a special disciplinary commission established by police chief Stanislaw Bialas, after the officers were captured on videotape beating young football fans on Oct. 19 in Gdynia, said spokesman Gabriela Sikora.
British firms have already invested $540.5 million in Poland so far, according to the Polish Foreign Investment Agency (PAIZ).
In Brief: PKT, Kulczyk Holding, Kredyt Bank, Budimex, Mostostal
In Brief: Gdynia shipyard, PWN SA, Guyomarch, Bank Handlowy
Telekomunikacja Polska SA (TPSA) will decide today whether to offer a discount to customers in flood-affected areas.
The Gdynia shipyard yesterday signed an agreement with the ailing Gdansk yard, contracting the latter to construct parts of Germany’s Alpha Ship GmbH.
The estimated value of the Polish diaper market is $110 million with 450,000 babies born in Poland each year, a figure which increases annually by 10%, according to James Lafferty, marketing head of Procter & Gamble (P & G) Poland.
Polski Bank Rozwoju (PBR) said yesterday it was looking for a foreign investor to take at least a 25% stake in the bank.