Polish government takes measures against inflation

Poland will lower the VAT rate on gas, food, and gasoline as part of a second package of measures to soften the impact of surging inflation, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Tuesday. “(The program) is intended to leave as much money in Poles’ wallets as possible,” Mateusz Morawiecki said at a news conference. The measures, several of which had been previously announced, include a cut in VAT on basic food items and gas to zero, sharp reductions in VAT on fuel, heating, and electricity.

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