Poland aims to sign global climate deal amendment this year

Coal-reliant Poland aims to ratify an amendment to the Kyoto Protocol on carbon emissions this year, making it possible for the European Union to back the pact unanimously, the country's environment ministry said on Thursday. The Business Insider reports. EU environment ministers participating in a U.N. climate meeting in Bonn met

Poland has opened up 30 new markets, – Krzysztof Jurgiel

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Poland has opened up 30 new markets for its products over the last two years, Agriculture Minister Krzysztof Jurgiel said on Wednesday. As ministers summed up the first two years of the country’s conservative government led by the Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jurgiel said Polish farmers could now export their

Krakow welcomes second Symphony Solutions office in Poland

We are pleased to announce that Symphony Solutions is opening its second office in Poland. The office will be located in Krakow, which is famous for its highly developed IT market. Currently, the international IT company with its headquarters in Amsterdam (the Netherlands), already operates delivery centers in Lviv (Ukraine),

Poland’s Oct new car registrations up 24.7 pct yr/yr

New car registrations in Poland rose by 24.7 percent last month from a year earlier, data showed on Monday, helped by corporate purchases, Reuters informs. Registrations of cars, vans and small trucks totaled 45,981, marking a 31th consecutive month of annual growth. New registrations in January-October were up 15.9 percent, the data

Medical use of cannabis officially legal in Poland


Polish pharmacies will be able to sell cannabis after legislation regulating medical marijuana came into force on Wednesday, The News.PL reported. Under the new regulations, cannabis from imported plants can be used to make prescription drugs at Polish pharmacies. This kind of medicine will, however, have to be first registered

Poland Ranks 27th in World Bank’s Doing Business Report

In the newest edition of the World Bank’s Doing Business report, which compares conditions for doing business in 190 countries of the world, Poland ranks 27th, The Financial reports. Compared to other countries, Poland is doing well in the areas of trading across borders and access to credit. On the other

Krakow doctors join nationwide strike

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About 300 doctors in the southern region of Malopolska have joined a nationwide strike. Their demand for an immediate hike in government spending on health has fallen on deaf ears in the government, DW reports. Trainee medical staff and specialists didn't go into work on Wednesday in the southern region of

ECB asks banks to set aside more cash for bad debt amid €1tn problem

Central bank attempts to prevent creation of new eurozone debt pile by making it more expensive to hold problem loans. The European Central Bank is attempting to put a lid on the near €1tn (£886bn) of bad debts stored in eurozone banks by asking lenders to be more prudent about

S&P keeps Poland’s rating, outlook unchanged

Rating agency Standard and Poor's has kept Poland’s rating unchanged at BBB+ and the country's outlook at “stable”. The agency said Poland's economy is flexible, open and productive, with a risk of “overstimulation” by “procyclical fiscal policy, an accommodative monetary stance, rising external demand, resurgent EU transfers, and rapid wage