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Fitch upgrades Poland's GDP growth to 4.4 pct in 2017
Fitch rating agency has upgraded Poland's economic growth estimate to 4.4 percent in 2017 from the 4.0 percent expected earlier, according to a report published on Monday.
Poland signs five-year deal for US gas supplies
Polish gas giant PGNiG and British energy company Centrica have signed a five-year deal for the supply of nine shipments of US Liquefied Natural Gas to Poland, PGNiG has said.
Politicians and business on “Project Europe”
The 27th edition of the Krynica Forum once again focuses on the most important issues pertaining to Polish and European politics and business.
Poland top of the class in the European Union
Poland’s GDP in the second quarter of 2017 increased by 3.9% year on year, and increased by 1.1%, when comparing quarter to quarter, results from the quick estimate made by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed on Wednesday.
EXPO in Łódź: An opportunity for Poland and Central Europe
Łódź is a candidate to host Specialised EXPO 2022. It proposes the flagship event "City Re: Invented,” a newly created city. The theme of change of a post-industrial centre refers to the successful transformation of Poland and other countries of Central Europe, writes Adriana Skorupska in an analysis for the Polish Institute of International Affairs.
Poland: creative people, smart energy
The theme of the EXPO 2017 International Exposition, launched on 10 June, is "The Energy of the Future." Visitors to the Polish pavilion will visit a true forest where, alongside forest scents and bird singing, they will learn about innovative solutions in green energy, afforestation and urban regeneration.
A builder of bridges in America
Rudolf Modrzejewski's career across the Atlantic was certainly helped along by the fame and connections of his mother, a prominent actress, but also by the comprehensive engineering education he obtained at France’s leading university. He is known in the United States to this day as Ralph Modjeski.
With a Lion of Lehistan
On April 29, 1924, the Polish mark was replaced by the Polish zloty. This was one of the key reforms undertaken by the conservative cabinet of Prof. Władysław Grabski. Just before the 92nd anniversary of this reform, Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP - National Bank of Poland) introduced a new 500-zloty banknote. Apart from its aesthetic and technical qualities this work of art – which has already attracted international acclaim – also has important functional attributes: it is supposed to contribute to the undisturbed circulation of cash in Poland and reduce the cost of issuing money.
200 years since the establishment of Warsaw’s first stock exchange
Although the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) has been operating for 26 years, the Warsaw capital market has a tradition dating back to the Kingdom of Poland.
European Economic Congress kicks off in Poland
Entrepreneurs, EU officials and government ministers will debate key issues at the European Economic Congress. The event in Katowice is billed by its organisers as the most important business meeting in Central Europe.
Fashion Polish style
Fame, money, having your own TV programme. Hundreds of young people who dream of becoming designers see themselves posing for photographs in glossy celebrity news magazines or being presented on Paris catwalks. Such is the striking power of the myth of haute couture.