Following are news stories, press reports and events to watch that may affect Poland’s financial markets on Friday. ALL TIMES GMT (Poland: GMT + 2 hours):
The central bank is due to publish May current account data at 1200 GMT.
The offer price in Play Communication’s initial public offering has been set at 36 zlotys ($9.72) per share for both retail and institutional investors, Play said.
The Polish government is planning to introduce new taxes including a special new tax on fuels and electric energy, a new payment for television and radio services, a recycling payment as well as potentially a new tax on shopping centres and e-cigarettes, which could amount to 25 billion zlotys ($6.75 billion) per year in total, Rzeczpospolita daily reported.
AliExpress, the online marketplace belonging to China’s Alibaba, has become the third most popular such platform in Poland following Allegro and Ceneo, Rzeczpolita daily reported.
Energy firm Polenergia is in advanced talks with six or seven potential partners to construct windfarms on the Baltic Sea, Puls Biznesu daily reported without naming its sources. The potential partners include Statoil, Vattenfall , Dong and Innogy.
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