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Poland’s ruling #PiS wins election – results from 72% of constituencies

Poland’s ruling #PiS wins election – results from 72% of constituencies

| October 14, 2019

Poland’s ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party has won Sunday’s parliamentary elections with 45.8% of votes, according to official results from 72% of constituencies published by the electorial committee on Monday (14 October), write Anna Koper and Marcin Goclowski. Poland’s biggest opposition grouping Civic Coalition (KO) has come second with 25.5% support, followed by […]

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#Poland –  ‘Only Platforma Obywatelska and PSL can ensure Poland regains its place in the EU’

#Poland – ‘Only Platforma Obywatelska and PSL can ensure Poland regains its place in the EU’

| October 12, 2019

Ahead of the parliamentary elections taking place on 13 October in Poland, the European People’s Party (EPP) President Joseph DAUL wished the best of luck to EPP member parties Platforma Obywatelska (PO) and Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe (PSL): “Throughout history, Poland has taught us courage, showed forward-thinking and instilled solidarity at home and abroad. Poland, a […]

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#JunckerPlan supports Polish businesses with record European Investment Bank Group deal

#JunckerPlan supports Polish businesses with record European Investment Bank Group deal

| October 1, 2019

PKO Leasing, the largest leasing company in Poland, has launched the largest securitization transaction on the Polish market with the support of the European Investment Bank Group and the Juncker Plan. The company sold PLN 2.5 billion (€575 million) of asset-backed securities to a pool of international investors, which includes the EIB Group, Citi Bank […]

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#Poland –  Juncker Plan supports Polish small businesses with record European Investment Bank deal

#Poland – Juncker Plan supports Polish small businesses with record European Investment Bank deal

| September 28, 2019

PKO Leasing, the largest leasing company in Poland, launched today the largest securitization transaction on the Polish market with the support of the European Investment Bank Group and the Juncker Plan. The company sold PLN 2.5 billion (€575 million) of asset-backed securities to a pool of international investors, which includes the EIB Group, Citi Bank […]

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#OLAF concludes investigation concerning #JanuszWojciechowski

#OLAF concludes investigation concerning #JanuszWojciechowski

| September 27, 2019

On 27 September 2019, OLAF concluded its investigation concerning possible abuse of travel and subsistence expenses by Janusz Wojciechowski (pictured), former MEP, current member of the European Court of Auditors and Polish commissioner candidate. OLAF concluded the case with Recommendations to the European Parliament for both the recovery of €11,243 from Wojciechowski and to further […]

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#Poland – €676 million worth of EU investments in better rails and roads

#Poland – €676 million worth of EU investments in better rails and roads

| September 16, 2019

The European Commission adopted three major Cohesion Policy projects, modernising the Polish rail and road network and increasing travel safety while reducing costs and travel time. This €676 million investment package includes: €487m to modernize the country’s railway communication system and align it on European standards, €117m to upgrade Silesia’s railway services, including a new […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves compensation to energy-intensive companies in #Poland for indirect emission costs

#StateAid – Commission approves compensation to energy-intensive companies in #Poland for indirect emission costs

| September 2, 2019

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, Polish plans to compensate energy-intensive companies for higher electricity prices resulting from indirect emission costs under the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS). The scheme will cover the period 2019-2020, with a provisional budget of PLN 1.78 billion (approximately €417 million). The measure will benefit companies […]

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