Locked content EU invests €320 mln in road infrastructure in Poland

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) invested over €255 million in the construction of the S5 expressway section between Nowe Marzy, Świecie, and Bydgoszcz. Further €64.6 million (from the Cohesion Fund) were allocated for the construction of the section of the S17 expressway between the in...

Locked content Trump threatens to impose 20% duty on cars from EU

US President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to impose a 20-percent duty on cars imported from the European Union – according to Trump’s entry on Twitter. “Based on the Tariffs and Trade Barriers long placed on the U.S. & its great companies and workers by the European Union,...

Locked content EU and Canada sign CETA trade deal

The European Union and Canada signed the comprehensive CETA free trade deal on Sunday. It removes around 99 percent of duties on trade between the two parties, along with most non-tariff barriers, as well as liberalizing trade in services. The document was signed by Canada’s Prime Minister Jus...

Agreement reached on CETA: Belgian PM

Representatives of the Belgian federal government and the regions have agreed on the contentious points that prevented Belgium’s approval of the CETA free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announced on Thursday.

Locked content Venice Commission: Poland still hindering Constitutional Tribunal

Poland has failed to ensure the independence of the Constitutional Tribunal (TK), European law experts said on Friday as an EU deadline approaches for the government to respond to charges that it has made the country less democratic. The EU has given Poland’s government until the end of this month t...

Locked content Poland received €505 mln from EU in VIII

The Ministry of Finance said in a filing that Poland has received €505.4 million from the European Union in August 2016, of which €464.7 million consisted of current transfers, and €40.7 million constituted capital transfers. The support provided by cohesion policy stood at €105 million, and €386 mi...

Locked content Poles do not trust assessments by European institutions – poll

The majority of Poles believe the European institutions (such as European Parliament) are unfair in assessing the situation in Poland, a recent poll by TNS Polska revealed. As much as 41 percent said the European institutions are biased with its conclusions/resolutions, while 37 percent usually agre...

Locked content President Duda attends Arraiolos group meeting

On September 14, the Polish President Andrzej Duda arrived in Bulgaria to attend the 12th meeting of presidents of member states of the Arraiolos group, the president’s official website informed. President Duda along with the heads of nine countries (Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy,...

Locked content Waszczykowski: Poland ready for Lisbon Treaty amendment

“Poland is ready, if needed, for the amendment of the Lisbon Treaty to reform the European Union and has the Visegrad Group backing in the issue,” Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told TVN24 on Thursday. According to the minister, the European Union needs to be reformed and P...