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Commission approves €95 million Polish scheme to support companies active in the primary agricultural sector affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €95 million Polish scheme to support companies active in the primary agricultural sector affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| August 3, 2020

The European Commission has approved an approximately €95 million (PLN 420m) Polish scheme to support companies active in the primary agricultural sector affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The support, which will take the form of direct grants, will be open to micro, small and medium-sized […]

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Polish prime minister says he wants to avoid another #Coronavirus lockdown

Polish prime minister says he wants to avoid another #Coronavirus lockdown

| July 31, 2020

Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (pictured) said on Thursday (30 July) that he wanted to avoid another lockdown, and that Poland will use new methods to contain the spread of the coronavirus, write Alan Charlish and Joanna Plucinska. Poland would analyze the coronavirus situation and would make decisions on action in the second half of […]

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Commission approves €123 million Polish scheme to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €123 million Polish scheme to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 29, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €123 million (PLN 545m) Polish scheme to support companies affected by  the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The support will take the form of: (i) a reduction of the annual fee due for the perpetual usufruct, and (ii) an exemption of the […]

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Commission approves €2.6 billion Polish scheme to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €2.6 billion Polish scheme to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 27, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €2.6 billion (PLN 11.5bn) Polish state guarantee on factoring products scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. Factoring is a financial service providing liquidity to the real economy as it involves the payment of invoices before their […]

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#Coronavirus – Reprogramming of more than €618 million in Cohesion policy funding to overcome the effects of pandemic in #Poland

#Coronavirus – Reprogramming of more than €618 million in Cohesion policy funding to overcome the effects of pandemic in #Poland

| July 21, 2020

The European Commission has approved the modifications of three cohesion policy operational programmes in Poland, redirecting €618 million in Cohesion policy funding to address the effects of the coronavirus crisis in the Polish economy and health system. Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira commented: “There is no time to waste in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Poland’s Duda narrowly beats Trzaskowski in presidential vote

Poland’s Duda narrowly beats Trzaskowski in presidential vote

| July 13, 2020

Poland’s incumbent President Andrzej Duda (pictured) has narrowly beaten challenger Rafal Trzaskowski in Sunday’s (12 July) presidential vote. The National Electoral Commission said Duda had won 51.2% of the votes. It is Poland’s slimmest presidential election victory since the end of communism in 1989. One of the major issues of the election was the future […]

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#Coronavirus – Cohesion policy exceptional measures for #Poland approved in record time

#Coronavirus – Cohesion policy exceptional measures for #Poland approved in record time

| July 9, 2020

The European Commission has approved in record time the modification of the Regional Operational Programme for Warmińsko-Mazurskie region in Poland to allow for further investments in health services and to compensate for enterprise financial loss related to the outbreak of COVID-19. Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira said: “The European Commission stands ready to work […]

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