Locked content Pesa’s trains without approvals in Germany

Polish Pesa has been struggling to pass the homologation for its link trains in Germany, Puls Biznesu daily reported. Pesa’s links were supposed to start transporting German passengers in last December, but the company failed to gain required approvals. As many as 12 vehicles were to be used b...

Locked content Germany cracks down on immigrant welfare

Dziennik Gazeta Prawna reported on the “end of welfare tourism,” commenting on the German state’s more stringent laws against benefit claimants, including Polish citizens. Along with the UK and the Netherlands, Germany will make it more difficult for gastarbeiters to claim benefits...

Locked content German imports at a two-year low

Poland’s neighbor, Germany, has posted its biggest drop in imports in the last two years in October. Reuters reported that October imports were very low compared to a high result in the previous month. A 3.1 percent decline in imports was recorded on the month. Exports also fell by 0.5 percent...

Locked content Tauron raises €158 million in Germany

Energy producer and distributor Tauron has issued €158 million worth of 15-year bonds on the German market. The securities were purchased mainly by German investors, including insurance funds, pension funds and banks. “The large interest from investors who represent relatively conservative activity ...

Locked content Ukraine wants to negotiate with Russia, with Poland at the table

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the country’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said they want to continue negotiating peace with Russia. The president would also like Poland, Germany and France to be involved in the talks, Poroshenko’s press service said in a statement after Ukraine’s ...

Locked content Polish products to be competitive with German – report

According to the report from German Quality Association (DGQ – Deutschen Gesellschaft für Qualität) Polish products will improve its quality in the near future and will be competitive, quality-wise, to those from Germany. Over third of German companies (38 percent) think that Poland will impro...

Locked content PM headed for Berlin and Paris

Poland’s Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz is meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande on Thursday. In the morning she will be in Berlin and in the afternoon she will head to Paris. Rafał Trzaskowski, Poland’s deputy foreign minister for European affairs, told news agen...

Locked content Komorowski stresses importance of transatlantic cooperation

“Maintaining military, political, economic and social transatlantic ties in a good investment for the future,” Polish President Bronisław Komorowski said in his speech to Germany’s Bundestag on Wednesday. He added that the unity and solidarity of the EU and the transatlantic community may be seen as...

Locked content Bundestag worried about current Polish-German relations

“The events taking place in Ukraine can permanently worsen Polish-German relations,” according to the latest issue of Das Parlament, a magazine published by Germany’s parliament, Bundestag. “The view of the dangers coming from the east is different, Poland and Germany can hav...

Locked content Pesa to sell its trains to Berlin – Piechociński

Polish rolling stock manufacturer Pesa will sell its trains to Berlin, where they will be used in the local rapid transit railway system S-Bahn, Polish Deputy PM Janusz Piechociński announced without giving any details. Pesa declined to comment the potential deal. Piechociński also discussed other P...