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Promoting Poland in US

On 13th January washeld the fifth Polish Heritage Night organized by the Embassy of the Republicof Poland in Washington, D.C. together with Marcin Gortat and the WashingtonWizards. The 20,000 fans assembled at Capital One Area had an opportunity tolearn interesting facts about Poland and watch video from Poland’s PresidentAndrzej Duda.Another event that is to promotethe Polish-American cooperation is the consecutive edition of Congressionalinternship program in Washington D.C. organized by Transatlantic Future Forum(TFLF). The program runs from August to October 2018 and includes internshipsfor the Polish students in US Congressional offices.We believe that events of lessformalized character are not less important in mutual cooperation than meetingsbetween officials.We are waiting for t...

The U.S. Embassy Small Grants Program Competition for 2018

Thanks to the U.S.Embassy Small Grants Program Competition you have an opportunity to getup to 25.000 USD for your business or other civic activity. You can compete in one of six different categories:Civic Engagement and Shared ValuesPeople-to-People Ties and History of Polish-U.S.RelationsEntrepreneurship, Innovation andSTEAMMedia LiteracyInternational SecurityU.S. CultureMore information you can find on U.S. Embassy webpage...

How about fancy food?

On June 27 Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York in cooperation with Promotion Department of Trade and Investments organized meeting entitled “EcoEurope – Quality and Tradition”. This event as a part of Fancy Food Show 2016 belongs to activity that is aimed at promoting polish food in the US. Maybe it is about time to invest in ecological food?More advertising campaignsThe Tas...

Speech in the Polish-American Chamber of Commerce in Chicago

On May 4, Patryk Filipiak PhD, Partner of FilipiakBabicz Law Firm, lead the meeting taking place in the head office of Polish-American Chamber of Commerce. The topic concerning the possibilities of making investments in Poland. Mr Filipiak explained a process of establishing a company, types of companies and kinds of taxation in Poland. The cooperation between Polish and American law firms has ...

The representative of U.S. Department of Commerce visited Poland

March 21st U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Lally arrived in Poland to take part in several meetings with his Polish Government counterparts and officials from the Economic Development office.Their discussed topics including bilateral engagement on common TTIP goals and Mr Lally confirmed there is huge likelihood the end of negotiations will take place before the e...

American Central Europe Business Association Inaugurated

We are happy to announce that the inauguration of unique new business organization took place on 7th of December 2015 at the Polish Embassy in Washington, in the presence of Undersecretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews, representatives of 14 member states as well as the largest US corporations. ACEBA is an organization that creates a platform for dialogue between chiefs of American companies and re...

Poland most attractive in Central and Eastern Europe

The results of the 10th Economic Survey of Polish- German Chamber of Industry and Commerce still confirming polish attractiveness for foreign investors. The majority of 116 respondents, also from the US, appreciate employess’ productivity and EU membership as well. What is more, 95% of all acknowledge that they would choose Poland as a location for conducting a business again. Poland scored 4 ...

Precedented judicial decision

District Court in Cracow has recognised a multimillion sentence from USA, concerning embezzlement commited by ex-CEO of Krakow Businnes Park, who was simultaneously a majority shareholder of this company. Compensation awarded by the Court for shareholder of a company is approximately 276 million dollars. The businessman himself filed a motion for a reduction of this amount – to 92 million dolla...

The 10th round of TTIP

The tenth round of TTIP negotiations took place from on 13-17 July in Brussel. Discussion concerned every of three broad topic of TTIP – market access, specific regulation and broader rules and principles and modes of co-operation. There left only one more round by the end of the year. In the meantime European Commissioner for Trade – Cecilia Malmström had proposed an establishment of the new a...

Changing of the guard

President Obama has announced letters of appointment for the key administration posts on June 8th. One change is particularly significant. Stephen Mull who served as United States Ambassador to Poland has been replaced with Paul Wayne Jones. So far, he was an ambassador is such countries as Macedonia, Philippines, Russia and Columbia. His predecessor has a colorful character and was incredibly ...

Support for modern high-technology sectors

It is safe to say, that High-Tech and ICT are still quite “fresh” directions on cooperation. At the beginning of 2013 acceleration office WPHI Washington (SVAC- Silicon Valley Acceleration Center) has started to operate in Silicon Valley. They are offering services supporting expansion of new polish companies of modern high-technology sectors. Offered program is intended for entrepreneurs of va...

Increased cooperation between Poland and USA

Not all polish entrepreneurs realize the size and speed of spreading cooperation between Poland and US. For an example entrepreneurs with American capital are hiring over 200,000 people in Poland. Thereby USA are one of the most significant foreign employers, with average per capita salary of 2,000 dollars, which is 1,7 times more than national average salary in Poland. It works both ways – US ...

Continued work on TTIP

TTIP also known as the biggest Alliance of the twenty-first century, which is about to be formed between the United States and European Union is still at the stage of negotiations. What is the aim of this Agreement? Tightening the economic and political bounds between UE members and the US, and – at the same time – developing their national economy. It’s estimated that the European economic wil...

Who's from the USA?

We use their products and services every day, but what we do not realize is that they are from “across the sea”. Generals Motors Manufacturing (automotive sector), Bank Handlowy S.A. (City), and Procter & Gamble Polska sp. z o.o. (offering consumer goods) are some of the biggest American entrepreneurs operating on Polish market. Most of the over 800 American companies operating in Poland are in...