TITLE

RISK SUMMARY: POLAND

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Aug2005, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article discusses risk factors related to economic activities in Poland. Political acrimony is continuing to build ahead of the September elections, as parliament looks set to investigate whether Prime Minister Marek Belka was a spy. This issue was raised after deputies conducting a separate inquiry into possible energy sector corruption, came across a file on Belka compiled by the communist-era secret service. The planned public offering of shares in Polish natural gas company PGNiG in June 2005 has been postponed. Treasury Minister Jacek Socha has affirmed that the US$450 million sale will fall into the term of the next Polish parliament.
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17619774

 

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