Locked content PGNiG sues European Commission

WSE-listed gas giant PGNiG’s German unit, Supply&Trading GmbH, filed a lawsuit against the European Commission’s decision to exclude the Opal gas pipeline from the “regime of third party access rules,” PGNiG’s CEO Piotr Woźniak said on Monday. PGNiG also asked for an injunction on the EC’s...

Locked content Poland moves up several spots in EU transport ranking

Poland has moved up several places in the EU’s ranking of transport quality. In this year’s ranking, published on Thursday by the European Commission, Poland is in 22nd place, tied with Lithuania. Last year it was in second-last place among the 28 EU countries. The ranking compares the p...

Locked content Poland to file complaint against Commission tax ruling

The Polish government is preparing to file a complaint against the European Commission regarding its suspension of the new retail tax, Prime Minister Beata Szydło confirmed. Szydło said that the complaint to the European Court of Justice will contain arguments in favor of the new tax. The Polish sid...

Locked content Poland responded rapidly to Salmonella contamination – Commissio...

Poland has taken necessary action in response to the discovery of salmonella-contaminated eggs originating from this country, according to the European Commission. On Friday, the Commission organized a meeting with representatives of Poland, the egg-importing countries, and EU food safety agencies. ...

Locked content Morawiecki: A new tax on retail trade is being prepared

The government is preparing a new solution for the retail sales tax. If this is rejected by the European Commission, like the previous version, it will implement the French or Spanish solution, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mateusz Morawiecki informed. “We plan to propose a new tax, ...

Locked content Retail tax suspended until end of 2017

Poland’s cabinet has approved the suspension of the country’s new retail tax until the end of 2017, the government press center (CIR) said in a statement following Tuesday’s cabinet meeting. The tax on large retailers, which took effect on September 1, was quickly suspended after t...

EU opens investigation into Poland’s retail tax

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into a Polish tax on the retail sector and has issued an injunction, requiring Poland to suspend the application of the tax until the Commission has concluded its assessment.

Locked content Timmermans: Constitutional Tribunal issue not resolved

The dispute with Warsaw over Poland’s top court has not been resolved, proclaimed Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans on Tuesday. “At this stage, the dispute concerning the composition and the respect of the judgments of the Constitutional Tribunal remains unresolved,...

Locked content ESI for Poland grows 0.1 pts

The Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) for Poland, calculated by the European Commission, grew by 0.1 points to 99.8 points in July, the EC said on Monday. In industry, the ESI fell by 11.9 points month-on-month to -11.8 points, in services it declined by -0.4 and amounted to -0.4. The consumer sent...