EC to support dairy producers

In order to support the European dairy sector, European Commission plans to subsidize the private storage of butter, skimmed milk powder (SMK) and selected types of cheese, an EC press release said on Thursday. The subsidy value is said to be €10-20 million.

Locked content Polish farmers stage protest in Brussels

Some 200 Polish farmers held a protest in Brussels on Tuesday to express their discontent with the compensation rules proposed by the European Commission, Polish Radio reported. “We are here with peppers, apples, cabbage and cucumbers,” said Wiktor Szmulewicz from the Polish Agricultural Chambers Co...

Locked content Orange welcomes deregulation decision

Orange Polska, the country’s largest telecommunications firm, has said that it welcomes the European Commission’s approval  of local watchdog UKE’s plans to deregulate local broadband markets in 76 Polish municipalities. The changes planned by UKE are crucial to the Polish market, the company ...

Locked content EU may help Polish fruit and vegetable growers

The European Commission does not rule out a helping hand to Polish farmers who may suffer due to the Russian embargo on Polish fruit and vegetables. A motion from the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Marek Sawicki regarding the matter has been sent to the EU Commission. EU Commission sp...

Locked content Eastern Poland to maintain its EU grants

It has been made clear by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development that the Operational Programme Development of Eastern Poland (OP DEP) will continue through the years 2014-2020. In May, the European Commission gave the green light for the program to go ahead once more with an increased budge...

Commission approves state aid for LOT

After more than a year of formal proceedings, the European Commission announced on Tuesday that it has approved restructuring aid from the state for Poland’s national airline LOT.

Locked content EC mulling steps over ASF virus in Poland

The European Commission is considering increasing restrictions for Poland related to the presence of the African swine fever (ASF) virus in the country, radio station RMF FM reports. The area labeled as infected with the virus may be expanded. The area could be extended in one place and reduced in a...

Locked content Jacek Dominik named commissioner

Pole Jacek Dominik is one of the commissioners approved by the European Parliament in replacement of those who have become MEPs. Dominik is set to replace Janusz Lewandowski as financial and budget programming commissioner. Other candidates approved by the assembly are Jyrki Katainen (Finland) for e...