Locked content Poland among the most vulnerable CEE countries post-Brexit

A brexit heat map compiled by rating agency Standard and Poor’s suggests that Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, and Poland are the most exposed CEE countries if the UK leaves the EU, given their large migrant populations, remittances, trade links, and the importance of EU funds to finance investment...

Locked content Poll: 84% of Poles happy with being in the EU

As much as 84 percent of Polish citizens approve of Poland’s membership of the European Union and 83 percent would vote “remain” in case of Polexit, according to a new poll by IBRiS. On the other hand, 15 percent of Poles are pessimistic about being in the bloc and wish Poland to l...

Locked content Tusk: No single market a la carte

President of the European Council Donald Tusk has ruled out that there will “a single market a la carte” for the UK and it will have to accept freedom of movement in order to have free EU trade access. Wednesday’s meeting of the 27 leaders in Brussels, the first without Britain, wa...

Locked content Kaczyński blames Tusk for Brexit and hopes for the second vote

Jarosław Kaczyński, the chairman of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, has blamed the President of the European Council and former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk for the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. “A particularly dark role was played by Donald Tusk, who conducted ...

Locked content Waszczykowski participates in post-Brexit talks in Prague

On Monday, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski took part in post-Brexit discussions with his counterparts from the Visegrad Group countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia), Germany and France, which was held in Prague. “The debate on the future of the European Union should ...

Locked content Poland to entice financial companies from City to move to Poland

Deputy Prime Minister and Development Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that the biggest threat to the Polish economy in relation to Brexit is a “bump in foreign trade.” On the plus side, Polish workers may come back home and financial institutions from London’s City may move to Pol...

Locked content Brexit will not influence Polish GDP or currency – Morawiecki

Deputy Prime Minister and Development Minister Mateusz Morawiecki proclaimed on Friday that the UK leaving the EU will not affect Polish GDP or the zloty currency. “A British exit from the European Union will not have any major impact on Poland’s economic growth and volatility in the zlo...

Locked content Economist: 200-300k Poles may return home

Some 200,000-300,000 Poles may come back to Poland as a result of the Brexit referendum, said economist Stanisław Gomułka, a member of the National Development Council and former lecturer at the London School of Economics. “When it comes to Poland, there might be some negative consequences as ...