Locked content Industry working at 81.4% capacity, 2.3 pp increase y/y – GUS

Industrial companies were using 81.4 percent of their production capacity in October 2017, compared to 79.1 percent recorded a year earlier, GUS stated. Only 9.5 percent of industrial firms find their production capacity too large considering to the order portfolio for the coming months, while 79.7 ...

Industry 4.0. Are we there yet?

Three industrial revolutions have created the world we live in now and we are about to witness yet another major leap. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is sweeping the developed world: constant data exchange between machines and continuous data analysis are creating a world where ultra-fast, virtual...

Locked content GUS: Industrial orders slowed in November, wholesale trade grew

GUS reported on Friday that industrial orders in Poland had risen by 17.3 percent y/y, in November (after an increase of 25.8 percent in the previous month). In monthly terms, though, orders declined, by 4.3 percent (y/y), compared with a fall of 4.2 percent in October. Industrial new orders for exp...

Locked content Piechociński: Industry share in GDP at 25% in 2020

Janusz Piechociński, the Minister of the Economy, said that he hopes the share of industry in Poland’s GDP will grow from 22 percent to 25 percent by 2020. The Ministry of the Economy presented principles of its industrial policy on Wednesday. “With respect to the existing industry, our ...

Locked content Bieńkowska: projects for industry within Juncker’s plan

Elżbieta Bieńkowska, the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs said she has been lobbying for placing as she called “industry projects” in the core part of the EU investment fund (the Juncker plan). “I suggested …, that not only will t...

Locked content EC: Polish industry competitivity improved but lacking

A report of the European Commission rates Polish industry to be low in terms of competitiveness, but slightly more competitive than in previous years, reports IAR news agency on Thursday. The most competitive countries, according to the EC, are Germany, Denmark, Ireland and the Netherlands. On the o...

Locked content Coal output and sale decreased in H1 2014

Poland’s Ministry of Economy, in its quarter report, informed that coal output in H1 of 2014 decreased by 2.8 million metric tons and currently amounts to 34.105 million tons. The sale of coal decreased by 4.3 million tons, amounting to 31.845 million tons. In addition, in H1 of 2014 coal reserves i...