Polish firms optimistic towards future

23.01.2015 // Read More

Poland’s entrepreneurs are optimistic about the condition of the economy, according to Busometr ZPP, the economic sentiment indicator for small and medium-sized companies. The indicator amounted to 53.8 percent last December. Small (58.84 pct) and micro companies (54.5 pct) are the most optimistic towards economic prospects. Source:

General Motors investment in Poland

28.11.2014 // Read More

General Motors has confirmed an investment valued at €250m in Poland. Consortium will produce new generation engines. Project involves launching production of a new generation combustion engine. Wide range of innovative technologies will be applied in the new investment. They will be elaborated by GM research groups form Germany and Poland. Technology which will be applied to produce combustion engines has never been used in any other compan ...

Automotive cornerstone

13.11.2014 // Read More

November 13 in Września the official laying of foundation stone for the Volkswagen factory was held. The first models of Volkswagen Crafter will be produced in the second half of 2016. The ceremony was attended by deputy prime minister Janusz Piechociński, undersecretary of state at the Ministry of Economy Ilona Antoniszyn-Klik, president of PAIiIZ Sławomir Majman and representatives of the Volkswagen Group.

Deputy p ...

GM returns to three-shift system

23.10.2014 // Read More

One of the biggest investors supported by PAIiIZ - General Motors Manufacturing Poland - has just started recruiting new staff to Gliwice factory. Since 2015, 300 new employees will be involved in the production of Opel Astra next-generation. The implementation of the new Astra in GM’s factory in Gliwice coincides with the decision to increase the production and return to the three-shift system of working. "As a result of introducing a new p ...

El poder de la educación – César Sánchez

12.10.2014 // Read More

La rentabilidad de la educación En un reciente viaje a Singapur, quedé impresionado por cómo es esta ciudad estado del sudeste asiático. A parte de ser una potencia económica y pese a su reducido tamaño, es un líder mundial en educación. En los años 60 y 70, el país no acababa de despegar, recientemente independizado y con serias dificultades económicas no encontraba su rumbo. En ese momento, sus dirigentes de ...

Innovation in Polish automotive sector

02.10.2014 // Read More

Poland is considered as the European centre of automotive business. It is where almost all kinds of car’s compotes and car parts are produced. Innovation and the cooperation of local government, business and science in Polish automotive sector were discusses during the conference Automotive industry - innovation by cooperation. PAIiIZ was represented by deputy president Anna Polak-Kocińska.
During the meeting, Siles ...

Donald Tusk to head European Council

01.09.2014 // Read More

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk was elected president of the European Council at the EU summit on Saturday. He will replace Herman Van Rompuy as of December 1, 2014.

“I come to Brussels from a country that strongly believes in a united Europe,” Tusk said after the appointment was announced.

“I am aware that the [EU's] main problems wi ...

Unemployment rate at 12%

23.07.2014 // Read More

The registered unemployment rate in Poland stood at 12 percent in June, according to data published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) on Wednesday. Poland’s Labor Ministry expected the figure to be 12.1 percent. In May 2014 the unemployment rate was 12.5 percent and in June 2013 it was 13.2 percent. The number of unemployed persons declined from 1,986,700 in May to 1,912,600 in June. The number of job offer ...

Ferrovial y Técnicas Reunidas ganan un contrato millonario en Polonia

19.03.2014 // Read More

Las empresas españolas Ferrovial y Técnicas Reunidas se han adjudicado el contrato de obras de ampliación de una central eléctrica de Polonia por un importe de 770 millones de euros, según informó el grupo de construcción.

Con este contrato, la compañía que preside Rafael del Pino refuerza su negocio de construcción industrial en Polonia, mientras que el grupo de ingen ...

Amazon starts new building near Wroclaw. 6,000 full-time jobs.

13.02.2014 // Read More

The construction of Amazon’s first of three fulfilment centres in Poland officially got under way on 6 February in Bielany Wrocławskie. Two of the three Amazon’s fulfilment centres in Poland are planned to be opened in the second half of this year. The third one, near Poznań, will be launched in 2015 during the 20th anniversary of Amazon’s presence in the market.

In its ...