Locked content Car production in Poland fell by 5.9 percent y/y in Q1-Q3 2018

The number of motor vehicles manufactured in Poland in the first three quarters of 2018 amounted to 496,600, a 5.9 percent decrease on the previous year, according to a report by KPMG in Poland and the Polish Automotive Industry Association (PZPM). The report, entitled “Automotive industry. Ed...

31% of companies plan to use R&D tax breaks in 2018 – KPMG

Nearly a third of companies (31 percent) plan to use the R&D tax breaks in 2018, while 64 percent intend to increased R&D spending within the next three years, according to a report published by consultancy KPMG. Out of the companies that plan to increase investments, 49 percent are going to...

Vehicle manufacturers expect sales to increase

Representatives of automotive manufacturers and distributors are convinced that the positive economic situation will continue and will bring increased levels of sales and revenues of automotive companies in the next six months. This is according to results from a study by KPMG and the Polish Associa...

Locked content New car registrations up by 11% y/y in Q1

As many as 139,900 new passenger cars were registered in Q1, 11 percent more than in the corresponding period of last year, according to a report prepared by consultancy KPMG and sector lobby PZPM. “Despite the significant increase in registration by individual customers, we have been dealing ...

18% of food producers are eying acquisitions

Almost a fifth (18 percent) of agricultural and food producers in Poland are planning acquisitions of their competitors within the next three years, in order to boost their company’s exports, advisory KPMG stated. Most acquisitions are focused on the CEE markets. “Almost eight out of 10 companies wi...

New car registrations up by 20% y/y in Q1 – report

As many as 125,900 new passenger cars were registered in Q1 2017, 20.3 percent more than in the corresponding period of last year, according to a report prepared by consultancy KPMG and sector lobby PZPM. “We continue to see a rapid increase in the number of registrations in the premium car se...

90% of firms in Poland experienced employee exodus – report

Nine out of ten HR managers and board members confirmed they have experienced uncontrolled employee exits in their company. As many as 77 percent of HR managers and 73 percent of management board members consider employee retention their top priority for the next 24 months, according to a report pre...

KPMG: banks still eager to finance real estate investments

The prospects for bank financing in the real estate market in Europe remain positive, with most banks having maintained or even increased their interest in lending activity in the sector over the last year, according to a recent survey conducted by KPMG among a total of almost 100 financial institut...

Locked content Polish businesses’ positive evaluations up – KPMG

Over half of Polish family businesses surveyed in a recent poll had a positive view of their operations in 2016, according to management consultancy KPMG, the Polish press reported on Wednesday. The survey measured factors including increases and decreases in the number of employees and in foreign o...