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Poland has debts to the World Bank. 250 million euros for ‘clean air’

Poland has debts to the World Bank. 250 million euros for ‘clean air’

Finance Minister Andrzej Domański announced the signing of an agreement for a 250 million euro loan from the World Bank. “We have signed an agreement with the World Bank for EUR 250 million to finance the Clean Air Programme. We also spoke with World Bank President Ajay Banga about the challenges facing the global economy […]

Good news for Poland. The Minister of Finance responds to the EU agreement

Good news for Poland. The Minister of Finance responds to the EU agreement

Military expenditure will not be included in the public finance deficit. This is good news for Poland, as emphasized by Finance Minister Andrzej Domański. “We have an agreement with the European Parliament on the EU’s new budgetary architecture. Increased investment in defense will not be taken into account in the excessive deficit procedure. Budget adjustments […]

“He has no authority.” A high-profile dismissal from a government institution

“He has no authority.” A high-profile dismissal from a government institution

The Minister of Finance dismissed Piotr Patkowski from the position of president of the Polish Audit Oversight Agency. Andrzej Domański announced his decision and the reasons for it in a post on social media. As he stated, Patkowski did not have the proper authority to serve as president of PANA. “I have dismissed Mr. Piotr […]

Excessive deficiency procedure. Poland will start talks with the EC

Excessive deficiency procedure. Poland will start talks with the EC

The Polish government will continue talks in the coming weeks to ensure that Poland is not drawn into the excessive deficit procedure, Finance Minister Andrzej Domański announced. – When it comes to the excessive deficit procedure, this is of course something we take into account. The decision on a possible EDP, i.e. an excessive deficit […]

Minister of Finance: We are working to limit Belka’s taxes

Minister of Finance: We are working to limit Belka’s taxes

Work is underway to limit Belka’s burden. A draft law on this issue will be presented in February, Andrzej Domański, Minister of Finance, announced. Capital gains tax, i.e. the so-called Belka tax was introduced in 2002 by the government of Leszek Miller, in which Marek Belka was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. Initially […]

The euro exchange rate shot above PLN 5? The Minister of Finance denies this

The euro exchange rate shot above PLN 5? The Minister of Finance denies this

On Monday evening, the euro would quickly rise to above PLN 5 and the dollar to PLN 4.87. Finance Minister Andrzej Domański reassures: it is Google’s fault. According to data from Google, the Polish zloty started the new year with a huge crash. On Monday evening, the euro cost PLN 5.40, the dollar PLN 4.83 […]

The government has decided on borrowing holidays. Buda: Disaster

The government has decided on borrowing holidays. Buda: Disaster

The government has presented a bill extending the borrowing holidays until 2024. They apply to the first four months of the year. A draft amendment to the law on credit holidays, drawn up by the Ministry of Finance, has appeared on the Government Legislation Center website. It is assumed that the loan repayment holiday will […]

Kurski loses his position. The Minister of Finance confirms: I have received the letter

Kurski loses his position. The Minister of Finance confirms: I have received the letter

Finance Minister Andrzej Domański said that the World Bank has confirmed the end of cooperation with Jacek Kurski and Kacper Jakub Kamiński. The former head of Polish television, Jacek Kurski, represented Poland at the World Bank for almost a year. He was appointed to this position by the President of the National Bank of Poland, […]

Tusk’s advisor wants to increase VAT on food. ‘The 5% rate must return’

Tusk’s advisor wants to increase VAT on food. ‘The 5% rate must return’

The VAT rate on food must return to 5%. – says Andrzej Domański, MP of the Civic Platform, advisor to Donald Tusk. – I believe that VAT should be reduced to 5%. The Polish tax system is largely based on VAT, and as a Polish state – if we want to be able to finance […]

“Our absolute priority.” The politician expected to be Minister of Finance is showing his cards

“Our absolute priority.” The politician expected to be Minister of Finance is showing his cards

Andrzej Domański, tipped as the future finance minister in Donald Tusk’s government, announced that teacher pay increases will be a priority for the opposition. Andrzej Domański, previously head of the Civic Institute – a think tank affiliated with the Civic Platform, announced that the new government’s priority will be a 30% pay increase for teachers, […]

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