Ministry of Economy (Poland)

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Ministry of Economy
Ministerstwo Gospodarki
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Headquarters Pl. Trzech Krzyży 15/17, Warsaw
Agency executive Janusz Piechociński, Minister of Economy
Parent agency Council of Ministers
Website www.mg.gov.pl
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Poland

Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Poland (Polish: Ministerstwo Gospodarki) is a ministry dealing with economy of Republic of Poland.

Created in 1997 from reforms and mergers of other ministries, it has gone through several name changes and has recently been downsized, with issues related to work being split to Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and regional issues split to Ministry of Regional Development. In 2007 the bureau of tourism was moved to Ministry of Sport.

The current minister is Janusz Piechociński.

List of ministers[edit]

Ministers of Economy (1997–2003)[edit]

No. Name Term of Offices Party Served under
1 Wiesław Kaczmarek February 4, 1997 – October 31, 1997 Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz
2 Janusz Steinhoff October 31, 1997 – October 19, 2001 Solidarity Electoral Action Jerzy Buzek
3 Jacek Piechota October 19, 2001 – January 7, 2003 Democratic Left Alliance Leszek Miller

Ministers of Economy, Labour and Social Policy (2003–2004)[edit]

No. Name Term of Offices Party Served under
1 Jerzy Hausner January 7, 2003 – May 2, 2004 Democratic Left Alliance Leszek Miller

Ministers of Economy and Labour (2004–2005)[edit]

No. Name Term of Offices Party Served under
1 Jerzy Hausner May 2, 2004 – March 31, 2005 Democratic Left Alliance Marek Belka
2 Jacek Piechota March 31, 2005 – October 31, 2005 Democratic Left Alliance Marek Belka

Ministers of Economy (2005–present)[edit]

No. Name Term of Offices Party Served under
1 Piotr Woźniak October 31, 2005 – September 7, 2007 None Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Jarosław Kaczyński
Jarosław Kaczyński (acting) September 7, 2007 – September 11, 2007 Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński
2 Piotr Woźniak September 11, 2007 – November 16, 2007 None Jarosław Kaczyński
3 Waldemar Pawlak November 16, 2007 – November 27, 2012 Polish People's Party Donald Tusk
4 Janusz Piechociński December 6, 2012 – present Polish People's Party Donald Tusk