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After a successful 25 years of democracy and a decade of EU membership, Warsaw is facing political uncertainty and a debate on how best to maintain the country’s enviable rate of economic development

Warsaw seeks path beyond low-cost growth model

Poland faces painful challenges as it enters post-communist ‘adolescence’

Ewa Kopacz (left) and Beata Szydło (right)

Polish voters are eager for change

Buoyant Law and Justice likely to oust ruling party

Leszek Balcerowicz, Poland's former central bank governor and finance minister, speaks during an interview in Warsaw, Poland, on Monday, April 27, 2009
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Structural reforms are vital for success

Growth has been strong, but danger lies in complacency and populist policies

Comment: Taking stock of bishops’ letter

Why the anniversary of an act of moral imagination deserves recognition. By Tony Barber

A man throws out apples as he takes part in the growers' protest in front of the prime minister's Chancellery November 4, 2014
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Russian apple ban triggers export rethink for farmers

Tit-for-tat trade embargo prompts hunt for new food markets

Shrinking population heralds labour shortage

A fall in the number of school pupils signals a switch from a youthful to an ageing population

Risk aversion hampers economic progress

Country still struggling with productivity conundrum

Pawel Tamborski, head of the Warsaw stock exchange

End to uncertainty after election should boost investment

Pawel Tamborski, Warsaw’s stock market chief, argues that political clarity should lift sentiment

In the big seat: Olga Grygier-Siddons, PwC chief executive for central and eastern Europe
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Opinion: Business must learn to trust if economy is to grow

Poland needs progressive and intelligent leadership, writes Olga Grygier-Siddons