Locked content Report: 10% of new food products in the EU is vegetarian

As many as 10 percent of food and beverage products launched on the European market is labeled as vegetarian, according to a report compiled by Mintel for BZ WBK. This was the 3rd most popular distinction (ex aequo with “gluten-free”) after “no artificial additives/preservatives (15 percent) and “or...

Locked content Six poultry producers certified to export to Singapore

Singapore’s veterinary watchdog has issued health certificate for Polish poultry exported to Singapore, the Ministry of Agriculture informed. Six Polish poultry producers have been certified by the Singaporean veterinary services. Poland was officially approved to export poultry to the Asian country...

Locked content Exports up by 8.6% y/y in February – KIG

Poland’s exports reached €16.691 billion in February, increasing by 8.6 percent y/y and fell by 1.0 percent in month-on-month terms, according to chief economist of the National Chamber of Commerce (KIG) Piotr Soroczyński. He also stated that the March figure could be significantly higher than that ...

Locked content Furniture exports reach €8 bln – report

The value of furniture exported from Poland increased last year to €8.02 billion from €7.32 billion a year earlier, which is a 9.1 percent growth, Center for Trade Analysis (CAB) said in its report. According to the CAB data, 3.58 million metric tons of furniture were exported from Poland in the who...

KUKE: exports growth to slow down to 6-7% in 2018

The Export Credit Insurance Corporation (KUKE) predicts that the growth rate of Polish exports will slow down to around 6-7 percent, KUKE’s CEO Janusz Władyczak said. Last year, according to the Central Statistics Office GUS data, exports increased by 10.2 percent to €203.7 billion.

Learning how to fail

Innovation requires not only money but also being ready to learn from mistakes and, above all, try again. Trying to copy solutions that work well elsewhere is not always the best way to go. WBJ sat down with Filiberto Amati of Amati & Associates to talk about innovation and international expansi...

Locked content KUKE sold PLN 192 mln worth of export insurance last year

Export Credit Insurance Corporation (KUKE) sold PLN 192 million worth of export insurances last year, up by 41 percent y/y. The value of projects insured in KUKE in 2017 amounted to PLN 1.6 billion. “Key investment projects at KUKE relate to various sectors, from services to mining machines,” compan...

Foreign trade surplus reached PLN 2.1 bln in 2017 – GUS

In 2017, Polish exports turnover amounted to PLN 870.1 billion, while imports amounted to PLN 868 billion. Trade surplus reached PLN 2.1 billion down from PLN 17 billion last year. In comparison with 2016, exports increased by 8.3 percent and imports by 10.4 percent, data from Poland’s Central...