Warsaw to host 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference

The Recycling Today Media Group has selected Warsaw, Poland, as the host city for the 2017 edition of its Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe event. The 2017 version of the event combines what had been two parallel programs into one dynamic program of interest to recyclers of paper and

Trump’s LNG Plans For Poland Won’t Beat The Russians

The shale energy competition between the U.S. and Russia started with President Barack Obama. But Donald Trump made it known in what has become akin to "ground zero" in the competition between Washington and Moscow's energy goals in Europe. Trump met with Poland president Andrzej Duda earlier this month. His speech

Poland and China discuss economic cooperation

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Poland's prime minister has met with Chinese parliamentary leader Zhang Dejiang to discuss developing ties, including business and trade, ABC News reported. Poland, a central European nation, wants to play a key role in China's drive to increase business with Europe. The Polish government is seeking new partners and investments for

One in three Burberry shareholders revolt against executive pay deal


Biggest rebellion since 2014 as investors attack multimillion-pound deals and share awards for Christopher Bailey and finance chief Julie Brown. A third of Burberry’s shareholders have failed to back the luxury brand’s remuneration report in a protest over high pay. Investors representing just over 32% of voting shares rejected the report with

EasyJet to set up Austrian HQ to operate EU flights after Brexit


Airline still faces legal uncertainty about whether it will be able to fly between the UK and EU, and on what terms. EasyJet is to open a new European headquarters in Austria to enable it to continue to operate flights within the EU after Brexit. The airline said it intended to establish

Poland to generate nearly 60 percent of energy from coal in 2030


Nearly 60 percent of Polish energy in 2030 will come from bituminous coal and lignite, Deputy Energy Minister Grzegorz Tobiszowski said on Tuesday. Poland, due to a lack of alternative energy sources and as trade unions retain their grip on the industry, currently generates more than 80 percent of its electricity

S&P: UK economy will cool amid living standards squeeze

Ratings agency predicts interest rates will be on hold for next two years, and outlook could be worse if Brexit talks go badly. Britain’s economy will lose momentum both this year and next as the squeeze on living standards caused by higher inflation outweighs the benefits of the cheaper pound

Mateusz Morawiecki: Poland is ready to strengthen its strategic alliance with the US

Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told the PAP news agency on Sunday that Poland wants to strengthen its strategic alliance with the US on military security and build a strategic alliance on energy security, but that this has to be justified financially. Commenting on plans to strengthen a strategic alliance with the

Poland aims for energy independence within five years: deputy PM

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Poland wants to achieve energy independence within five years, and become a gas distribution hub in the next ten, the country's deputy prime minister has said to PAP.PL. Mateusz Morawiecki's comments follow American President Donald Trump's visit to Warsaw last week. Poland is eyeing more purchases of US gas following the

Duda hopes for long-term contract on US LNG deliveries

Polish President Andrzej Duda voiced hoped after meeting US leader Donald Trump in Warsaw on Thursday that a long-term contract would soon be signed for the supply of American LNG to Poland. Trump said: “There’ll be many more [LNG shipments] coming”, The News.PL reported. Last month Poland received its first one-off