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Changes regarding the reporting of applicable payment terms for 2022

Changes regarding the reporting of applicable payment terms for 2022

In connection with the amendment of the Act on Prevention of Excessive payment Delays in Commercial Transactions (as per Journal of Laws of 2022, item 893, as amended), which took place at the end of 2022, we would like to draw your attention to the changes in the provisions regarding the obligation to submit a

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24 January 2023

Changes in Polish labour law 2023

Changes in Polish labour law 2023

  Minimum wage The minimum wage will increase twice in 2023. From 1 January 2023, the minimum wage will be PLN 3,490 gross, followed by a second increase to PLN 3,600 gross at the beginning of July. The minimum hourly rate will increase accordingly, from 1 January it will be PLN 22.80 gross and from

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12 January 2023

Gas price freeze from 1 January - but not for companies

Gas price freeze from 1 January – but not for companies

The Polish parliament has decided to freeze gas prices at the current level for the coming year. Gas is expected to cost a maximum of 200 PLN (~45 EUR) per MWh in 2023. The legal umbrella covers gas prices for private households, housing cooperatives and their local heat generators, social institutions, hospitals, educational institutions, and

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28 December 2022

Start of construction for the expansion of the Gdansk container port

Start of construction for the expansion of the Gdansk container port

Construction work on the third terminal (T3) has begun at the Port of Gdansk on the Baltic Hub container terminal (formerly DCT Gdansk). In the first instance, the multi-phase plan envisages the construction of a 36-hectare platform adjacent to the T1 terminal. Afterwards, a 717-metre-long quay with a water depth of 17.5 metres will be

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22 December 2022

Ukrainians set up over 10 000 companies in Poland

Ukrainians set up over 10 000 companies in Poland

Ukrainian citizens founded 10,207 companies in Poland in the first three quarters of this year, reports the Polish Institute of Economics (PIE). There has been a dynamic upward trend since the beginning of the war in Ukraine. While only 188 companies were founded in January, as many as 2273 companies were already registered by Ukrainians

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12 December 2022

First ultrafast charging station from PKN Orlen

First ultra-fast charging station from PKN Orlen

The Polish petroleum company PKN Orlen has put into operation the first ultra-fast charging station for electric vehicles. It is located in the northern part of the A-1 motorway at the Machniarz South rest area, which is only a few kilometres away from the company’s headquarters in Płock. The charging station allows batteries to be charged

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6 December 2022

Soft landing of industrial production

“Soft landing” of industrial production

Industrial production increased by 6.8 per cent year-on-year in October. However, it decreased by 0.7 per cent month-on-month, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced. Growth was registered in 25 of 34 industry groups. The automotive sector again took the top spot with 41.7 per cent. As in the previous month, the sectors with the largest

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4 December 2022


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