Dear User,
On May 25, 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with information about the processing of personal data on the PolskieRadio.pl website.
1.The Data Administrator is Polish Radio S.A., based at 77/85 Niepodległości Ave., 00-977, Warsaw.
2.On issues regarding your data, please contact the Data Protection Officer, e-mail: iod@polskieradio.pl, tel. 22 645 34 03.
3.Personal data may be processed for marketing purposes based on consent.
4.Personal data may be shared solely for the purpose of proper implementation of services defined in the privacy policy.
5.Personal data will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation.
6.Personal data will be stored for 5 years after an account is deactivated, in accordance with the law.
7.You have the right to access your personal data, correct it, to have it moved or deleted, or to limit its processing.
8.You have the right to object to further processing, and in the case of voicing consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent. The exercise of the right to withdraw consent does not affect any processing that has already taken place.
9.You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
10.Polish Radio S.A. declares that no automated decisions are made when personal data is processed, and that profiling is not used.
For more information on this subject, please read our personal data and privacy policy.
English Section

Polish gov’t revises 2020 budget, expects PLN 109.3bn deficit amid virus crisis

20.08.2020 14:51
Amid a coronavirus epidemic that has dented the economy, the Polish government on Thursday adopted plans to amend this year’s budget, with the deficit expected to reach PLN 109.3 billion (EUR 24.9bn, USD 29.5bn).
Image: Photo MixPixabay
Image: Photo Mix/Pixabay Pixabay License

"The government is adjusting the budget for 2020 to the situation related to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Government Information Centre said.

“The spread of the coronavirus has contributed to the biggest economic crisis in recent years, which contributed to a sharp slowdown in economic activity in Poland and other countries affected by the pandemic," the centre added in a statement.

The government last year approved plans for an ambitious balanced 2020 budget. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki at the time said it would be the country’s first without a deficit since the fall of communism and the start of market reforms three decades ago.

That budget expected the economy to grow 3.7 percent in 2020.

Under the plans approved on Thursday, the government expects Polish GDP to shrink 4.6 percent this year.

The governments also expects unemployment to rise to 8 percent at the end of the year, up from 5.2 percent at the end of 2019.

The Polish economy contracted 8.2 percent in the second quarter of this year, the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) said last Friday in a flash estimate.


Source: PAP