The unemployment rate in Poland in February will be 5.5% – Ministry of Labor

Poland's registered unemployment rate likely remained at 5.5 percent in February 2020, unchanged from a month earlier, the Family, Labour and Social Policy Ministry wrote on Twitter on Thursday. Economists polled by PAP expected exactly the same level of unemployment in February. There were 921,000 unemployed people in Poland at the end

Economic growth in Ukraine may create problems for Poland

Warsaw, Poland - In recent years Poland has overseen one of the largest waves of migration in Europe. In 2018 it took in more workers from outside the European Union than any other country - mostly from Ukraine. The worry now is that they could turn back, or move on

Polish state budget surplus in January amounted to 3.4 billion zlotys – ministry

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s state budget surplus was in excess of 3.4 billion zlotys (£675.82 million) at the end of January, the Finance Ministry tweeted on Saturday. Poland’s ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party last month adopted a 2020 state budget that assumes no deficit according to Polish methodology. Under the

Poland’s largest bank lowers GDP growth forecast for 2020

The Polish economy will grow just 3.5% in 2020, Poland’s biggest lender, the state-controlled PKO BP, said in its latest projection on February 25. The bank thus trimmed its previous forecast of 3.7%. The new projection points to weaker consumption – so far the key growth driver – that will suffer

HICP inflation in Poland initially amounted to 3.8% y/y

HICP inflation in Poland amounted to 3.8 percent y/y in January 2020, according to preliminary data, against 3 percent y/y a month earlier, the EU statistical office Eurostat said. On a monthly basis, the ratio increased by 0.7 percent. In the whole EU, HICP inflation amounted to 1.7 percent y/y in

Poland repeats Western Europe’s mistakes regarding migration – The Economist

Poland is slowly becoming a country of immigration, but is repeating the same mistakes that Western European countries made in their migration policies years ago, the article in the latest issue of the British weekly The Economist posited. In an article titled “Poland is cocking up migration in a very European

Amazon in the “preliminary negotiations” to enter the Polish market: report

The newspaper claims to have learned of “advanced talks” taking place between Amazon and Poczta Polska, the Polish state postal service, which would reportedly carry out delivery of products from a Polish version of the Amazon website, serving customers in both Poland and neighbouring Ukraine. Poczta Polska “has already passed Amazon’s