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Poland: Rostowski Becomes Deputy Prime Minister

Poland´s government has completed a government reshuffle. Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski was promoted to Donald Tusk´s Deputy Prime Minister.

February 21, 2013

LOT to be Privatized in 2013

LOT Polish Airlines faces a dramatic phase of restructuring. In order to saleable, the airline company will downsize radically.

February 19, 2013

Poland: Rostowski Calls for Structural Reforms

Minister of Finance Jacek Rostowski wants his country to join the Eurozone. However, Poland has to implement fiscal reforms, he claims.

February 18, 2013

Polish LOT Plans Mass Lay-Offs

In order to prevent a bankruptcy, the financially stricken airline has to downsize radically, Prime Minister Tusk says.

February 14, 2013

Despite Budget Cut: Poland Receives More Money

“This is one of the happiest days of my life.” Poland´s Prime Minister Donald Tusk said.

February 11, 2013

EU Budget: Poland Among Main Beneficiaries

Although the EU budget was cut, Poland will receive more EU-funds than in the current period.

February 8, 2013

Poland Underlines Necessity of Cohesion Funds

At the EU summit, Poland wants to secure as much cohesion payments in the next multiannual financial framework from 2014 to 2020.

February 7, 2013

Tusk: “First Months Will be Most Difficult”

Poland´s Prime Minister Donald Tusk explained that the Polish economy will recover in the second quarter of 2013.

February 4, 2013

Tusk: “Poland Becomes a Full Member of the EU”

Poland´s Prime Minister Donald Tusk, Poland will join the Fiscal Pact. The conservative opposition rejects this step.

February 2, 2013

Komorowski: Poland Should Join Eurozone in 2015

Poland´s President Bronislaw Komorowski said that the country should decide whether to introduce the euro in 2015.

January 23, 2013

Poland: Euro Introduction Still Unpopular

Polish citizens still reject giving up their national currency. The government wants to persuade the people.

January 10, 2013

Poland: Government to Focus on Family and Employment

Poland´s Prime Minister Donald Tusk announced that the government aims to create more than 400,000 jobs this year.

January 4, 2013

Rostowski: “Poland Will Enter Eurozone as soon as Possible”

Poland´s Minister of Finance Jacek Rostowski announced that his country wants to become a member of the Eurozone. However, the problems of the Eurozone must be solved before, he said.

December 18, 2012

Polish Government Considers Joining Banking Union

Today, Poland´s Prime Minister Donald Tusk explained that Poland may become a member in the single supervision mechanism.

December 14, 2012

Polish Government Retains Budget Assumptions for 2013

Poland´s Prime Minister Donald Tusk said that there is no need to change the economic assumptions at the moment.

December 5, 2012

Poland: Piechocinski to Become New Deputy Prime Minister

After the resignation of Waldemar Pawlak, the Polish government will not collapse, observers say. PSL´s new party leader Janusz Piechocinski is expected to succeed Pawlak.

December 3, 2012

Polish Economy Slows Down

In the third quarter, annual GDP growth was below 2%, the Polish Ministry of Finance said today.

November 30, 2012

Poland: Measures Against Shrinking Population

Poland´s Prime Minister Tusk announced that the government will improve its social policy. In the next 40 years, the Polish population might decrease by 6 million.

November 29, 2012

Poland: Foreign Direct Investments Grow Massively

Last year, the U.S. was the biggest investor in Poland. Regarding the EU budget, Prime Minister Tusk emphasizes that cohesion funds must not be cut.

November 26, 2012

Poland: Pawlak Steps Down

The Polish Minister of Economics Waldemar Pawlak resigns. His re-election as leader of the Agrarian Party has failed.

November 19, 2012

EU Budget: Losses for Poland Will Keep Within Limits

Poland will still be the biggest net contributor. According to Poland´s Prime Minister Donald Tusk, the negotiations prove highly difficult.

November 17, 2012

Tusk: Joining Banking Union Only if it Does not Weaken Poland

The Polish Prime Minister does not exclude to enter the banking union. However, this measure must not weaken Poland´s position.

October 22, 2012

Tusk: Good Prospects to Become Head of EU Commission

According to the German magazine “Der Spiegel”, the Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is considered as favorite candidate for the next President of the EU Commission.

September 11, 2012

Poland Adapts Austerity Targets

Due to the economic crisis in Europe, the Polish government gives up its aim to reach a budget deficit below 2.2% of GDP.

September 5, 2012

Poland Does Not Expect Recession in 2013

The Polish Minister of Finance Jacek Rostowski explained that the Polish economy will grow by 2.5% this year.

August 18, 2012
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