South Korean firms eyeing Poland: presidential aide

More South Korean companies are interested in investing in Poland, a senior aide to the Polish president said on Thursday. Krzysztof Szczerski was speaking after President Andrzej Duda earlier in the day met with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in in Seoul. New investment projects by South Korean businesses in Poland

Poland’s jobless rate at 6.9% in January: labour minister

Unemployment in Poland inched up to 6.9 percent in January from 6.6 percent in December, the country’s labour minister said on Wednesday. There were around 1,134,000 people registered as jobless in employment offices nationwide in January, 52,900 more than in December, Family, Labour and Social Policy Minister Elżbieta Rafalska said. At the

Polish bus maker delivers on Italian contract

Poland’s Solaris Bus & Coach company says it has delivered 12 electric buses to a transport firm in Bergamo, northern Italy. The vehicles are the first of their kind delivered by the Polish company to Italy. The Polish manufacturer said that next month, another 10 Urbino electric vehicles would be delivered

Financial watchdog probes Polish cryptocurrency markets: report

A Polish financial watchdog is to decide whether to notify prosecutors about a suspected crime committed by one of the country’s cryptocurrency markets, the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily has reported. According to the paper, Poland’s Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) has in the past only warned against investing in cryptocurrencies like the

Poland’s economic freedom score inches up

Poland has slightly improved its score in the annual Index of Economic Freedom, which measures the ease of doing business worldwide. The country’s score has inched up to 68.5 points from 68.3 points a year ago. Poland has kept its 45th spot globally in this year’s Index of Economic Freedom, which is

Polish jobless rate lowest on record: Eurostat

Poland’s jobless rate was among the lowest in the 28-nation bloc, the Eurostat added. In November, joblessness in Poland stood at 4.5 percent, while in December 2016 it was 5.5 percent, according to the agency. The Czech Republic was the country with the lowest unemployment in the European Union in December, at

Polish PMI inches down

Analysts had expected a reading of 55.4 points. December’s result of 55 points marked the index’s highest reading in almost three years and pointed to an expected further improvement in Polish industry, Markit said at the time. A neutral PMI rating of 50 points means that businesspeople in the country feel that

Possible limits on alcohol sale signed into law


Polish President Andrzej Duda has signed new laws which allow local governments to limit alcohol sales. Under the laws, local governments will be allowed put a cap on the number of concessions for alcohol sales that are issued. Concessions will also be required for the sale of beer and other beverages

Polish steel exports grow

Polish steel producers are rapidly increasing their sales abroad, according to a report. The expansion is chiefly due to growing investment by steel mills combined with the introduction of anti-dumping duties on products from some countries, the Puls Biznesu business daily has reported. According to the Polish newspaper, Poland’s steel sheet

Adam Glapiński: our country attracts investors

Adam Glapiński

With its robust economic growth and stable democracy, Poland is an attractive destination for investors from around the world, the country’s central bank chief has said. In an interview with public broadcaster Polish Radio, Adam Glapiński said that Poland was one of the "hottest" places for investment internationally. Glapiński added that