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“Grain flooded Poland”. A gigantic increase in imports from Ukraine

“Grain flooded Poland”. A gigantic increase in imports from Ukraine

The year 2023 is a record import of grain from Ukraine to Poland, according to data from the Ministry of Finance. “In the first months of 2023, 600 times more Ukrainian wheat entered our country than the year before. During the year, grain imports to Poland tripled – from 1.1 million tons in 2021 to […]

Budget changes approved. The government revises the assumptions and increases the deficit

Budget changes approved. The government revises the assumptions and increases the deficit

MPs voted Friday to amend the state budget. The financial deficit was increased to PLN 92 million. The changes include helping fund teacher allowances. According to the amendment to the budget law adopted on Friday, the income of the state budget will be PLN 601.4 billion and the expenditure will be PLN 693.4 billion. billion. […]

In the Sejm, a bill in defense of Polish forests. Half a million people signed it

In the Sejm, a bill in defense of Polish forests. Half a million people signed it

Sessions of the Sejm are underway. On Friday, MPs will consider a bill to defend Poland’s forests signed by half a million Poles. “Today the Sejm of the Republic of Poland will deal with a project to defend Polish forests supported by 500,000 citizens. We will stop the insane attempts to confiscate Polish forests by […]

What now with the interest? There is a decision from the MPC

What now with the interest? There is a decision from the MPC

The Monetary Policy Council (MPC) kept the reference rate at 6.75 percent. said the central bank. The market consensus was to leave interest rates at current levels. The Council has decided to leave NBP interest rates unchanged: – reference rate 6.75 percent. on a yearly basis; – Lombard rate of 7.25 percent. on a yearly […]

Economists Bank Pekao: Single-digit inflation possible in August

Economists Bank Pekao: Single-digit inflation possible in August

Consumer inflation will “definitely” reach single-digits in September, although it cannot be ruled out that this will happen as early as August, Bank Pekao economists predict. “Following the release of June data, our inflation scenario for this year remains unchanged and inflation is falling at a rate close to our original assumptions from the beginning […]

Construction of the STH. The next phase of investment implementation has begun

Construction of the STH. The next phase of investment implementation has begun

The company Centralny Port Komunikacyjny took over the architectural concept of the passenger terminal and integrated central station, the CPK announced. Taking over the concept prepared by the British consortium of Foster + Partners and Buro Happold means moving on to the next phase, which is to develop a construction design. Design of the passenger […]

“Even before the election.” Sasin: I will do everything I can to get the funeral allowance higher

“Even before the election.” Sasin: I will do everything I can to get the funeral allowance higher

The Minister of Wealth, Jacek Sasin, assures that he wants to increase the funeral allowance. Even before the elections. The head of MAP was a guest on the program “Unfinished Conversations” on Telewizja “Trwam” (this is a program with calls from viewers). One of them asked for an increase in the funeral allowance, which was […]

India and the US. Radziejewski: A masterpiece of real politics

India and the US. Radziejewski: A masterpiece of real politics

We could learn a lot of real politics from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The way he has recently positioned his country in relation to the US is a masterpiece, writes Bartłomiej Radziejewski. Two weeks ago, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received by US President Joe Biden for a state visit, and the two […]

The entry ban for trailers and semi-trailers registered in Russia is already in effect

The entry ban for trailers and semi-trailers registered in Russia is already in effect

Trailers and semi-trailers registered in Russia are not allowed to enter the EU, the Ministry of Infrastructure reminds. This is part of the 11th sanctions package. On June 23, 2023, the Council of the European Union adopted the 11th package of sanctions against the Russian Federation. ban on entry into the EU of trailers and […]

800 plus in the Sejm. There is an opinion from the Social Policy Committee

800 plus in the Sejm. There is an opinion from the Social Policy Committee

On Wednesday, the Sejm’s Social Policy and Family Committee issued an opinion on a draft law indexing the 500 plus social benefit to PLN 800 per month. During the committee’s deliberations, the Left club proposed two amendments to the bill. The first provided for the introduction of a permanent indexation of the benefit in line […]

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