Nearly 60% of Ukrainian employees would rather move to Germany

Over a half (59 percent) of Ukrainians working in Poland would leave for Germany, once the migration policy of Poland’s western neighbor changed to offer conditions similar to those in Poland, a study conducted by Work Service revealed. “The fact that Ukraine’s citizens are coming to the Polish job ...

Locked content Transfers to Poland down, transfers to Ukraine up

Transfers from Polish emigrants in Q1 2018 reached PLN 3.7 billion, while transfers from Poland to other countries amounted to PLN 3.4 billion, NBP stated. The majority of transfers to Poland originated in Germany (PLN 1.3 billion) and the UK (PLN 0.8 billion). Compared to Q1 2017, the value of tran...

Locked content ZUS: Ukrainians paying social insurance reach 345k in Q1

As many as 345k Ukrainians paid social security ZUS premiums at and-Q1, according to the social security board. It is a 29k q/q increase and 117k y/y growth. Out of that number, 182k Ukrainian nationals were employed with labor-law contracts which is a nearly 20k q/q growth and 65k y/y rise….

Locked content PKO holds over 100k accounts for foreign nationals

At the end of Q1 2018 Poland’s biggest lender PKO BP held 102,000 current accounts of foreign nationals living in Poland, 12,000 more than at the end of Q4 2017. The majority of the immigrants were from Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus, ISBnews reported citing the bank’s press office. PKO’s mobile app f...

Locked content New Beskydy Tunnel Doubles Rail Capacity to Europe

By Jack Laurenson, managing editor of the Ukraine Business Journal Kyiv – The Beskydy Rail Tunnel, connecting Ukrainian train lines with the European Union and eliminating troublesome bottlenecks, officially opens today, ministers have confirmed. For decades, the old one-track tunnel was a vital tra...

Locked content New initiative to employ Ukrainians legally inaugurated

A new campaign aimed at ensuring fair and transparent employment for Ukrainian workers called “Partnership and employment” was inaugurated during the Baltic Business Forum in Świnoujście on April 20. Both Polish and Ukrainian employers’ organizations and employment agencies have joined the initiativ...

Locked content Ukraine deports Saakashvili to Poland

Ukrainian authorities deported former Georgian President and governor of Odessa Mikheil Saakashvili to Poland. “This person was on Ukrainian territory illegally and therefore, in compliance with all legal procedures, he was returned to the country from where he arrived,” border service spokesman Ole...

Locked content PGNiG sells 1 bln m3 gas to Ukraine

Since launching gas sales to Ukraine back in August 2016, WSE-listed gas giant PGNiG sold over 1 billion cubic meters of blue fuel to Kiev. In 2017, alone it sold over 700 million cubic meters. “We are happy with this result. The sale of natural gas to Ukraine is growing thanks to the pricing policy...

Locked content PGNiG to double exports to Ukraine

WSE-listed gas giant PGNiG hopes to increase its sales to Ukraine twofold this year to 700-800 million cubic meters, company’s Deputy CEO Maciej Woźniak said. At end-Q3, PGNiG sold 430 million cubic meters to Kiev. In order to boost sales, the company is planning to launch a second connection via Cz...