Recent News from Poland: Praise for a Political Opponent, Industrial Production Growth
- Lukasz Schreiber, a member of Law and Justice (PiS), praised Szymon Holownia, a political opponent and the new Marshal of the Sejm. After his speech, Schreiber was called over by Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of PiS. There was speculation that Schreiber received a mild reprimand from Kaczynski. Schreiber clarified that Kaczynski simply explained that he did not request to speak during the previous session, contrary to Schreiber's belief.
- Industrial production in Poland increased by 1.6% year-on-year in October 2023, marking the first growth since January. After accounting for seasonal factors, the sold production of industry was 0.8% lower compared to the same month last year and 0.1% lower compared to September. The prices of industrial production in October 2023 decreased by 4.1% year-on-year and 0.5% month-on-month.