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Section: Warsaw Business Journal (Poland)

    Poland shuts its consulates in Ukraine after grenade attack
    Mar29

    Poland shuts its consulates in Ukraine after grenade attack

    Poland has temporarily closed its consulates in Ukraine after a grenade attack on its diplomatic post in Lutsk. They will remain closed “until the expectations of Poland regarding the protection of diplomatic and consular missions in Ukraine have been fulfilled,” Polish deputy Foreign Minister Jan Dziedziczak said after his meeting with Ukrainian...

    PZU-Pekao takeover deal approved by Ukrainian authorities
    Mar28

    PZU-Pekao takeover deal approved by Ukrainian authorities

    Polish insurer PZU along with Polish Development Fund (PFR) received consent of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine to takeover the majority shares in bank Pekao. “The granting of the above-mentioned consent means that one of the conditions precedent for the acquisition of a significant block of shares in the Bank by PZU SA acting in… This...

    Up to 94% of Ukrainians want to return to work in Poland – report
    Mar16

    Up to 94% of Ukrainians want to return to work in Poland – report

    As many as 94 percent of Ukrainian nationals who work in Poland wants to return here to continue working, the IPF Group report on Ukrainian workers in Poland said. Among them, 64 percent decided to work in Poland due to higher wages, 18 percent give lack of work in their home country as the reason… This content is for Silver 6 months, Gold 1 Year...

    Poland to extradite popular file-sharing site owner to the US
    Mar01

    Poland to extradite popular file-sharing site owner to the US

    Polish court decided, that Ukrainian Artem Vauiln, can be extradited to the US for copyright infringement charges. Vaulin operated a popular peer-to-peer filesharing website Kickass Torrents, he was arrested in Warsaw in July last year. “It is legally admissable to hand over the citizen of Ukraine, Artem Vaulin to US justice authorities,” the...

    Over 6 mln foreigners visited Poland in 2016 – GUS
    Feb19

    Over 6 mln foreigners visited Poland in 2016 – GUS

    The number of foreign tourists who visited Poland last year stood at 6.1 million representing a 7 percent growth from 5.7 million the year before, the Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) data showed. Most visitors came from Germany with 1.6 million followed by the UK tourists with 443,000 visitors. Ukrainians were the third nation...

    WSE suspends Westa ISIC and JJ Auto trading
    Feb15

    WSE suspends Westa ISIC and JJ Auto trading

    Warsaw Stock Exchange has suspended the trading of Westa ISIC and JJ Auto shares for failing to provide the financial statements for 2014/15 fiscal period. The trading will be resumed if the companies provide the necessary reports. Westa is an Ukrainian car battery producer, while JJ Auto is a Chinese car parts maker and distributor…. This...

    European Commission lowers Poland’s GDP forecast
    Feb14

    European Commission lowers Poland’s GDP forecast

    European Commission revised GDP forecasts for Poland to 3.2 percent in 2017 (down from 3.4) and to 3.1 percent in 2018 (down from 3.2 percent). “The economy is expected to gather momentum in 2017 and 2018 as investment gradually recovers from a substantial contraction in 2016. Private consumption is set to remain the main growth driver, and the...

    Integer withdraws from several parcel locker markets
    Feb05

    Integer withdraws from several parcel locker markets

    WSE-listed postal operator Integer has announced that it will withdraw from its parcel locker operations in Malaysia and Ukraine. Furthermore it will close its operations in Spain, Norway and Brazil. “The cost of terminating activity in those countries will cost about PLN 5.5-6 million,” the company said in a market filing. The parcel lockers...

    Wizz Air to introduce non-stop service from Silesia to Lviv
    Jan18

    Wizz Air to introduce non-stop service from Silesia to Lviv

    Budget airline Wizz Air will soon begin offering direct flights from the largest city in Poland’s Lower Silesia region, Wrocław, to the western Ukrainian hub of Lviv, the president of Wrocław’s International Airport said at a press conference on Wednesday. “Air travel will only take [approximately] half-an-hour and the trip [will be]...

    Gaz-System and Ukrtransgaz sign gas link deal
    Dec09

    Gaz-System and Ukrtransgaz sign gas link deal

    Poland’s Gaz-System has signed an agreement with Ukraine’s Ukrtransgas to build a gas link which will increase export capacity to Ukraine to 5 billion cubic meters by 2020, from the current 1.5 billion cubic meters. The link wI’ll connect the Hermanowice gas node on the Polish side and Bilche Volytsia on the Ukrainian side. “The...

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