Ukrainian Foreign Ministry to sign energy memorandum with Poland

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is preparing an energy memorandum with Poland. “We discuss the gas issues with the Poles and the Americans right now, before the visit [of President Zelensky]to Poland in early September. We are preparing an energy memorandum which will lay the foundation for further actions

Should prosecutor investigate Marshal Kuchciński’s flights scandal?

Over a half of respondents in Poland think that the prosecutor's office should investigate the misuse of official flights by former Marshal of the Sejm, Marek Kuchciński - according to a phone survey conducted by Kantar for "Fakty" TVN and TVN24. The opposite opinion was expressed by 31 percent of

Poland will welcome US soldiers deployed in Germany – Georgette Mosbacher

Unlike Germany, Poland fulfills its obligation to spend 2 percent of GDP on NATO. We would gladly welcome in Poland the American soldiers stationed in Germany - US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher wrote on Twitter on Thursday. In June in Washington, Presidents Andrzej Duda and Donald Trump signed military cooperation

Cyfrowy Polsat confronts tax decision

Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat has decided to challenge a decision by the Malopolska Tax Office in Kraków. It relates to the company’s tax liability from uncollected withholding corporate income tax in 2013, with the amount increased by interest on tax arrears to PLN25.1 million (€5.8 million). In a statement, Cyfrowy Polsat says the

Residential buildings are destroying the rental market

According to some local government officials, tourists inflate housing prices and lower the standard of living for permanent residents. Short-term rental is affecting more and more inhabitants of Polish resorts and large cities, including Warsaw, Kraków, Gdańsk, Sopot, Kołobrzeg and Zakopane. And although cities’ officials see the perks of renting,

Poland challenges ESMA, China may become the refuge of Libra: editor’s choice

This past week has been full to the brim with developments in both the foreign exchange (forex) and cryptocurrency industries. This week, ESMA ceased the renewal of its product intervention measures, and the Facebook Libra saga continues. In our latest edition of the best of the week segment, we cover

Fighting brain drain: Poland waives young workers’ income tax

Poland on Thursday scrapped its personal income tax for young employees earning less than $22,000 a year, as part of a drive to reverse a brain drain and demographic decline that's dimming the prospects of a country otherwise experiencing strong economic growth. A new law by the right-wing government took effect

First LNG transport from Cheniere delivered to PGNiG company

Polish state-run gas firm PGNiG on Friday received the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) deliver from American energy company Cheniere, under a long-term contract signed in 2018. Polish authorities say that the LNG from the USA is a next stage in the process of building Polish energy independence. LNG carrier Oak

Poland’s foreign minister: we must take Eastern Partnership to the next level

The Eastern Partnership programme should be continued, or even taken to the higher level; it's our duty to support Eastern Partnership member-states' EU access aspirations - said Poland's foreign minister Jacek Czaputowicz at the conference in Batumi dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership. The head of Polish

PiS chairman Kaczyński bans MPs from lobby meetings

Law and Justice (PiS) chairman Jarosław Kaczyński ordered the party MPs not to participate in lobby events or meetings that could be presumed as such, with the exception of events meeting the criteria outlined in the lobbying act. Law and Justice chairman published his decision on Twitter. "Failure to act in