Investment and innovation are among the key conditions for the growth of companies and have to be implemented in times of economic downturn too – chairmen of leading Polish companies said in Krynica. The panel entitled “Polish companies facing dynamic changes in the global economy” was attended a.o. by Vicepresidents of Employers of Poland: Mariusz Bober, Chairman of Grupa Azoty; Krzysztof Skóra; Chairman of KGHM and Chairman of Grupa Lotos Robert Pietryszyn. Minister of Energy Krzysztof Tchórzewski was a special guest.
The panelists announced that Lotos is currently investing ca. 2.5 bln PLN in modernizing refineries, while Azoty are spending 88 mln PLN on an R&D centre in Tarnów. KGHM wants to invest a.o. in robotics, in order to improve work safety.
Minister Tchórzewski praised the investments and declared that government support for Polish companies investing abroad would be increased.
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