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author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb


Location:
- Central Europe;
- Neighbours: Slovakia, Czechia, Germany, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine.

Climate:
- temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation;
- mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers.

Natural hazards:
- destructive earthquakes;


Macro indicators (* 2018 estimates)
Surface:312,696km2
Population*:-million
GDP*:-EUR billion
GDP/capita*:-EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2004


Currency: Zloty
Code: PLN
Since: 1994

Exchange rates at December 31st:

1 EUR = 4.3000 PLN (2018)
1 EUR = 4.1709 PLN (2017)
1 EUR = 4.4240 PLN (2016)
1 EUR = 4.2615 PLN (2015)
1 EUR = 4.2623 PLN (2014)
1 EUR = 4.1472 PLN (2013)
1 EUR = 4.0882 PLN (2012)
1 EUR = 4.4168 PLN (2011)
1 EUR = 3.9603 PLN (2010)


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Latest news

VIG completes the acquisition of GOTHAER TU in Poland

Austrian insurer VIG expanded its non-life presence on the Polish market by acquiring 100% shares of GOTHAER Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen (Gothaer TU). The transaction was closed on 28th February 2019 following approval by the local authorities.








POLAND: insurance brokers have mediated GWP of EUR 1.7 billion in 2017

The total number of insurance brokers licensed in Poland at the end of 2017 was of 1,416. Throughout the year, 34 deletions from the register of insurance brokers were made, a Polish Financial Supervision Authority's Report on the condition of the brokerage market in 2017 shows.


GENERALI completes the acquisition of CONCORDIA companies

Italian insurer GENERALI announced it entered into the final agreement to acquire full control of the Polish insurers CONCORDIA Capital (life insurance) and CONCORDIA Polska TUW (non-life insurance) from their German shareholders CONCORDIA Versicherung and Vereinigte Hagelversicherung.






GENERALI to acquire Union Investment TFI in Poland

The Italian Group, GENERALI, has entered into an agreement with the German Group Union Asset Management Holding AG to acquire a 100% stake in the Polish asset management company Union Investment TFI S.A., a move that will significantly strengthen GENERALI's presence in Poland.