Locked content Poland to allow Britons to stay in event of no-deal Brexit

Emergency laws are being written to enable Britons to remain and work in Poland in the event of no-deal Brexit. The Polish government is drafting a law which will give the estimated 6,000 Britons in the country a year without having to change their status to immigrants from a third country. The gove...

Locked content Asseco Poland will create system to protect EU borders

Asseco Poland signed a framework agreement with the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) for the development of a new version of the Opera system, which primarily serves to control borders, the company said. The system will serve to keep data in one place. Currently, it is stored in vari...

Polish salaries may be equal to EU average in 59 years

The average Polish salary has been steadily increasing in recent years, reducing a gap with richer EU countries, Grant Thornton reported. However, it should take 59 more years for Polish earnings to be equal to the EU average, the company estimated.

EU agrees on stricter CO2 emission standards

The European Union decided to tighten CO2 emission standards for new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCV). By 2030, new cars should emit on average 35 percent less CO2 compared to the current limits.

Locked content 14 out of 16 Polish regions among poorest in EU

Fourteen out of 16 Polish regions will remain classified as weakest economically (with GDP per capital below 75 percent of EU average) after 2020, according to the European Commission’s preliminary proposal. Mazowieckie is among the richest regions, with GDP per capital above 100 percent EU average,...

Locked content PM: Poland is less dependent on EU funds

The Polish economy will depend less and less on EU funds, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki stated. “We have a misconception that our economy depends on EU funds,” Morawiecki said answering the question about Poland possibly receiving less money from the next EU budget. He added that Pol...

EU and Iceland liberalize trade in food products

Three EU-Iceland economic agreements, signed in September 2015, entered into force on Tuesday. They provide the Union with greater access to the Icelandic market for agricultural and food products and the protection of EU regional products in the country.

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...