2009 – 2018

Decade of lift off. Since the fall of communism in 1989, the 1990s was a decade of chaos and  building from scratch, making an aquarium out of fish soup, as was famously put. The 2000s was the decade of consolidation,  reaching basic standards for business and economic operations, and building confidence. The 2010s have seen the country take off,  a trend that continues in 2018, despite the ongoing political divide within Polish society.

December 13, 2018
1999 – 2008
Decade of new order. Ten years after the shift of 1989, the young democracy was united enough to successfully tackle the dysfunctions that were restraining it during the early years of the transition. The country complied with new standards required by membership in NATO and EU. Eventual access to both organisations moved Poland to a [...]
March 18, 2019
Poland & CEE: the buckle on the Belt & Road?
China Railway Express containers are seen at Europort terminal near Malaszewicze, Poland May 24, 2018. Picture taken May 24, 2018. To match Insight CHINA-EUROPE/SILKROAD REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Two experts disclose what the investment could mean for the region. It’s just over five years since the Belt & Road Initiative was launched by China’s President Xi Jinping, [...]
Written by: Bartosz Stefaniak