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Achieving Climate Neutrality Requires a Shift in Attitude from Banks and Governments

Reducing the Earth's temperature by an average of 1.5°C would decrease the likelihood of extreme droughts or water shortages. To achieve this, a rapid reduction in greenhouse gas emissions needs to happen and achieve...

Oil Price Plunge: Relief for Drivers, But Gas Stations May Take Time to Respond

On St. Nicholas Day, we might not have received the gift of cheaper loans from the Monetary Policy Council, but a reduction in oil prices will also please drivers. Considering more people in Poland...

Harmony Link – Rising Project Costs Call Its Implementation Into Question

Poland and Lithuania need an additional power connection to increase energy supplies via a bridge connecting our two countries, and also connecting mainland Europe to the socalled 'Energy Island' of the Baltic States, Lithuania,...

Polish and Ukrainian companies join forces to solve the transport crisis

The transportation crisis at the Ukrainian-Polish border is causing losses for many companies. Polish and Ukrainian businesses are creating a platform for dialogue to reach a consensus. The Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) and...

Changes to EU treaties will be the biggest constitutional reform in the history of...

Changes in two key European Union treaties are a topic that has been stirring controversy in Poland for months, not only among politicians. The European Parliament has proposed in them that more decisions should...

OPEC’s Surprise Move: Postponed Meeting Sends Oil Prices on a Rollercoaster

"OPEC can be surprising. This time it alarmed markets by postponing its ministerial meeting by four days. As a result, crude oil prices fell by over 4% on Wednesday. Subsequently, a rebound was observed...
Andrzej Dulka

Poland Needs to Bridge Competency Gap to Stay Competitive in Digital Economy

Cybersecurity competencies are currently the most sought-after technological skills, especially in the Central and Eastern Europe region, and the competency gap in this area has intensified further following Russia's aggression against Ukraine, as reported...
Szymon Dziak-Czekan

Russian Plastic Flooding Polish Market, Threatening Domestic Recycling Industry

The recycling industry in Poland is currently on the brink of bankruptcy. Over 70% of recyclers had to reduce their processing capacities this year, and 30% have already had to shut down their operations,...
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Central Banks’ Gold Purchases Support Prices Despite Unfavorable Factors

The largest gold buyer in the world is China, while the United States, Germany, and Italy have accumulated the most gold. The National Bank of Poland is also very active in acquiring gold, with...
Wojciech Glazewski. Country Manager Poland at Check Point Software Technologies

Hacktivism: The Alarming Rise of Cyber Activism

Hacktivism, defined as the actions of criminal groups in cyberspace aimed at promoting socio-political agendas or spreading misinformation, has become an increasingly worrying phenomenon worldwide. In its most benign form, it can manifest as...
Daniel Obajtek, CEO of ORLEN

ORLEN will take control over key gas infrastructure

Europol Gaz, by the decision of the Minister of Development and Technology, will become the owner of the company's shares previously belonging to PAO Gazprom. Meanwhile, according to the decision of the President of...

Balticconnector gas pipeline damage to take months to repair, raising energy security concerns

The Balticconnector gas pipeline, which suffered significant damage on Sunday, will take months to repair, with the situation turning out to be more serious than initially assumed. The exact leak location and cause remain...

NBP bought approx. 100 tons of gold within 6 months

The National Bank of Poland (NBP) has continued its strategy of securing the country's financial stability through systematically increasing its monetary gold reserves since April this year. After purchasing additional tonnes in September, it...

Poland’s energy price protection measures among most effective in Europe, report finds

European countries have collectively allocated 758 billion euros to protect energy consumers from the sudden increase in energy prices, spurred in part by Russia's assault on Ukraine. However, the effectiveness of these unprecedented expenditures...

Weak signals of labor market cooling do not change Fed’s plans

Stock indexes end the week in the red. The dollar is stronger. The exchange rate of the main currency pair fell below 1.05 in recent days, and the week ends around this round level....

Russian plastic is flooding the Polish market. Extended Producer Responsibility is a necessity.

Every year, 4 million tons of virgin plastic are introduced to the Polish market. Poland is the only country in Europe that hesitates to implement Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for this type of waste,...

RPP’s Decision on Interest Rates. What Awaits the Zloty?

The dust still hasn't settled after the last decision by the Monetary Policy Council (RPP), which brought an unexpected cut of 75 basis points. A month ago, artificially imposed conditions necessary for a cut...

Poland’s PMI Index Points to Slowdown, but Labor Market Remains Strong

The market is in a surprising situation. Business sentiment indices directly point to an upcoming slowdown. On the other hand, the labor market is very strong and a recession does not seem to be...

Russian hackers attacked hospitals worldwide. The target was confidential patient data and ransom.

The United States and the United Kingdom have arrested and charged 11 Russians for running a cybercrime network that targeted hospitals. According to Check Point Research analysis, in the first half of 2023 alone,...

Business bankruptcies in Poland on the rise, warns economist

The war in Ukraine, despite breaking out a year and a half ago, remains a significant factor not only for humanitarian reasons, but also for economic ones. Obviously, the initial shock at the end...

Polish companies becoming increasingly aware of cyber threats associated with AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used both for cyberattacks and for defending against them. According to a study by EY - "How Polish Companies...
Anna Głowacz, Head of Industrial Agency, AXI IMMO

Poland’s Industrial Market in 2023 – slower, but not weaker

After the very successful years of 2021 and 2022, known as the golden period of development of the industrial market in Poland, 2023 was...
Anna Głowacz, Head of Industrial Agency, AXI IMMO

Polish industrial market 2023 overview and outlook for 2024

Poland's industrial sector slowed in 2023, but the market hopes to rebound in 2024. After the peak of take-up and supply in the so-called...


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XTB shatters records in 2023 with a PLN 791.3 million profit...

312,000 new customers acquired in 2023, over 77,000 in Q4 alone A 51.0% increase in the number of active customers to 408,500 Q4...
Ben Laidler, eToro’s Global Market Strategist

The strange anatomy of global debt

DEBT: Global debt trends matter and the current levels are eye-poppingly high. However there are big differences across the segments of governments, companies, or...