The latest reports of international institutions, investment banks and rating agencies include warnings about a possible global recession and financial crisis. However, the field of economics doesn't have a methodology that would allow it to accurately predict when this will happen.
The banking sector is facing another revolution — the competition of global corporations, such as Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple, and Alibaba. Their strength will force banks to restructure, but it may also push some of them out of business.
The sanctions imposed on Russia by the Unites States, Canada, Norway and other Western countries, following the occupation of Crimea, did not in principle prevent the maintenance and expansion of economic relations between Russia and the individual EU member states.
The issue of wage levels and income inequality is becoming hot topic in discussions concerning the Polish economy. International comparisons indicate that average wages in Poland are higher than what would be expected on the basis of the GDP per capita levels.