Locked content Transport project bidding started by EU

The European Commission has earmarked €12 billion for infrastructure projects and is encouraging local governments to apply for appropriate funds. The investments are to focus on nine primary transportation corridors, according to forsal.pl. Projects will facilitate better East-West connections, by ...

EC suspends support for farmers

The European Commission has suspended financial help for EU farmers suffering from the Russian embargo, the Commission announced in a press release on Thursday. It is now considering a different scheme.

Bieńkowska officially named commissioner

Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister Elżbieta Bieńkowska has been named commissioner for the internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs in the new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker.

Locked content Bieńkowska confirmed as commissioner candidate

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure Elżbieta Bieńkowska has been officially confirmed as Poland’s candidate for EU commissioner. According to sources quoted by Polish media, Bieńkowska is likely to assume duties related to economic issues, possibly the EU’s internal market, in the E...

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 ...