Locked content Saryusz-Wolski not invited to the EU summit

The Polish government’s candidate for president of the European Council, Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, will not be invited to attend the EU summit to present his program, the Maltese presidency of the European Union said. “The reason is that you need unanimity from all heads of state to invite somebod...

Locked content Kaczyński: We won’t support Tusk candidacy

Leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jarosław Kaczyński said that Poland will oppose the re-appointment of Donald Tusk as the European Council president. “Donald Tusk is a politician who breaks the elementary rules of the European Union. Someone who breaks such rules simply cannot be th...

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...