Incumbent President Andrzej Duda andmayor of Warsaw Rafal Trzaskowski are consistently neck-and-neck in the polls six days ahead of the second round of Poland's presidential election.
The coronavirus lockdown resulted in lower demand from industry in May, but the mining industry was already facing financial problems due to falling demand and rising production costs.
IHS Markit points to the challenging business environment in the manufacturing sector as demand and capacity utilisation remained weak amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Poland's incumbent President Andrzej Duda and his rival Rafal Trzaskowski are appealing to the electorates of candidates eliminated in the first round as they prepare to face each other in the run-off in July.
The economic sentiment indicators started to pick up again in June across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), but there are big differences between the countries as they start to recover from the coronacrisis at their own speeds
Incumbent President Andrzej Duda led the first round of the presidential election and will meet the liberal opposition’s Rafal Trzaskowski after the final two weeks of the most brutal campaign in Poland’s recent history.
President Andrzej Duda's reelection seemed like a formality but is now in doubt after missteps such as an attack on LGBT people. Polls suggest the liberal mayor of Warsaw Rafal Trzaskowski has a real chance to win.
Duda returned to Warsaw with few tangibles, but meeting Trump could give him extra percentage points of support in the race in which he has begun to lose momentum.
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Polish retail sales retreated by an unexpectedly mild margin of 7.7% y/y in May, rebounding from the 22.9% y/y collapse in April.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been a boon for environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds, 85% of which are now outperforming their non-ESG peers, according to a paper released by the Institute of International Finance (IIF)
The industrial sector improved somewhat in May thanks to the gradual easing of the lockdown to contain the coronavirus pandemic, which pummeled output in April.
KPMG report says fewer contraband cigarettes flowing into the EU, but growth in illegal factories within the bloc.
Meeting could improve Duda’s standing with Polish voters as he faces growing challenge from Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski.
Vienna Initiative report warns banks heading for a "cliff-edge effect of new distressed borrowers", followed by successive waves of new NPLs.
The COVID-19 pandemic may actually strengthen Central and Eastern Europe in relative economic terms to the rest of Europe, argue Marek Belka and Piroska Nagy-Mohacsi (LSE), with Poland being one of the big winners
Poland has long been an important location for various automotive industries because of its still relatively cheap yet skilled labour as well as capacity for efficient logistics to markets such as Germany.
Post-COVID-19, banks in Central and Southeast Europe expect demand for financing to contract sharply, credit standards to tighten and an increase in NPLs, a new EIB survey shows.
Duda's remark was calculated to pander to the core of his electorate – the conservative Catholic Poles – but appears risky in the context of building support with the moderates, whose votes the president needs to win.
Emerging markets (EM) stock markets are enjoying their strongest crisis bounceback ever, as coronavirus (COVID-19) infections stabilise and governments remove two-month-long lockdowns.