Locked content Morawiecki: GDP growth will fluctuate around 3% this year 

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Development and Finance Mateusz Morawiecki said today that economic growth this year will fluctuate at around 3 percent. According to the minister, data on exports has been inflated by as much as PLN 30 billion per year in recent years and therefore he has recomme...

PM Szydło defends govt’s economic development record so far

Prime Minister Beata Szydło will meet with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Development Mateusz Morawiecki in order to review ongoing economic development plans. “We will talk about the tasks under the plan for the responsible development,” announced Szydło during an interview with ...

MF has new plans to tackle tax evasion – Morawiecki

Poland’s Minister of Finance, Mateusz Morawiecki, has not ruled out the possibility of introducing a new VAT mechanism, it appears. He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the economic summit in Davos Switzerland on Friday. “The Ministry of Finance is not withdrawing from the planned creati...

Locked content ABB to hire 2,000 at new SSC in Kraków

Swiss concern ABB will launch a new shared service center in Kraków, which will ultimately employ 2,000 people, Deputy Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced at a press conference held in Davos, at the World Economic Forum. “This is the product of earlier talks, but we sealed the deal here, in Davos,...

Locked content Morawiecki planning to garner up business in Davos

Poland’s Minister of Development and Finance, Mateusz Morawiecki, in addition to Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski, is attending the Davos Economic Summit this year. On Thursday, he told Polish reporters that he expects discussions to be fruitful for attracting more business investment to...

Morawiecki speaks about mortgage loan refinancing plans

Poland’s Minister of Finance and Development Mateusz Morawiecki, said on Saturday that he had hope that private banks would agree with the Financial Stability Committee’s (the KSF) recommendation. On Friday, KSF representatives had met with the Deputy Minister of Finance, Leszek Skiba, to discuss th...

Morawiecki: bank tax will continue

Poland’s Minister of Finance and Development, Mateusz Morawiecki, said that the tax imposed on private banks in 2016 was good and will continue, in some form, in 2017. He was speaking in an interview with TV station Polsat. “[The tax] is needed, and in 2016 [it] had a moderate impact on the economy,...

Morawiecki hopeful on growth figures

GDP growth in 2016 may be lower than expected, but according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mateusz Morawiecki, there have not been negative consequences for the budget. Morawiecki was speaking in an interview with Polish radio on Tuesday. “The growth in 2016 may be slightly ...

Locked content Morawiecki: private investment should rebound by Q3, 2017

Poland’s Finance and Development Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, indicated that he expects investment to pick up later in 2017, in line with GDP and exports, according to a report in the Polish press on Friday. He added that the disappointing growth figures during recent months were caused by economic...

Locked content Morawiecki: We won’t intervene on currency markets

Deputy PM Mateusz Morawiecki said that the Finance Ministry won’t be intervening on the currency markets after the złoty lost ground against major currencies on Monday following the results of the Italian referendum, which could eventually lead to Italy leaving the euro zone. “The złoty is a liquid ...