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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Jo Harper

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Jo Harper is a British national with a 20-year freelance journalistic career in Poland, Germany and the UK, writing for Deutsche Welle, Politico, the BBC, the Daily Mirror, Gazeta Wyborcza, Polityka, New Eastern Europe and Forbes. He is a published author of books on Polish affairs and holds a PhD from the London School of Economics.

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Assembly of Chinese e-cars in Tychy to start begin

Reuters reported that the assembly of SKD Chinese Leapmotor cars is to start in Tychy in the second quarter of this year. There is...

Baltic Offshore Service Solution plans expansion

Baltic Offshore Service Solution is the name of the service company established by partners developing the Baltic Power offshore wind farm.The service company was...

VAT reduction on food to be lifted

Poland’s government will end 0% VAT on food introduced two years ago to help soften the blow of soaring inflation. The finance ministry said...

Polish e-commerce giant Allegro expands brand to Slovakia

Polish e-commerce giant Allegro – a leading player on the domestic market – has expanded its brand to a third country in the region...

Moody’s confirms Poland’s rating at A2

Moody's confirmed Poland's long-term foreign currency rating at the "A2" level, and its outlook remains stable, the agency said in a statement.The stable rating...

Weighing Tusk’s first 100-days

The largest ruling coalition party Civic Coalition (KO) laid out 100 things it would do in its first 100 days of government – how...

20 years in a changing EU

When Poland became a member state of the European Union on May 1, 2004, Warsaw was perhaps still a somewhat distant destination for many...

Polish leasing market one of largest in the EU

The leasing industry is one of the engines of the Polish economy, says Monika Constant, president of the Polish Leasing Association. It finances almost...

Over PLN 150 million in royalties to Polish artists

According to "Loud & Clear," an annual report on music royalties, Spotify released data on Polish artists' revenues from the platform for 2023 for...

Poland’s marks 25 years in NATO

On March 12, 1999, in the city of Independence in the US, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright formally received the document ratifying our access...

Polish economy surprises on the upside

Industrial production in February 2024 increased by 3.3% compared to the previous year. On a monthly basis, it increased by 0.7%, according to the...

Polish foreign minister wants German troops in Poland

The Polish government would welcome Bundeswehr soldiers stationed in Poland, Minister of Foreign Affairs Radoslaw Sikorski said in an interview published in Swiss daily...

Two years of war in Ukraine: where are we?

The war in Ukraine is facing military stalemate, but Poland appears to be winning the war of words.Poland’s Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski on February...

Denmark’s King Frederik X come to Poland on first foreign trip as monarch

Denmark's King Frederik X arrived in Warsaw on January 30 on his first visit abroad as monarch. Greeted by President Andrzej Duda, he later...

Poland expects EU funds

In 2024 approximately PLN 77 billion (€18 billion) will go to Poland from the National Reconstruction Plan, according to  the Deputy Minister of Finance...

Polish firms look east, near and far

Key takeaways from the “Destination: East. Current trends and attractive foreign expansion destinations in the face of geopolitical turbulence” report. The Czech Republic, Romania and...