Rybnik


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Rybnik

(rĭb`nēk), town (1993 est. pop. 145,400), Śląskie prov., S Poland. It is a railway junction and industrial center with industries manufacturing mining machinery, metal products, and chemicals. There are metal works and coal mines nearby. Originally a fish hatchery (established c.1100) noted for its carp, it was chartered in the 14th cent. Rybnik passed from Germany to Poland in 1921. The town has a feudal castle and an 18th-century city hall.

Rybnik

 

a city in Poland in Katowice Województwo. Population, 62,800 (1974). Rybnik is a railroad junction. It has a machine-building industry, which produces mining equipment, refrigerators, and other machinery. It has enamelware manufacturing and a food industry. Rybnik is a center of coking-coal mining in the Upper Silesian coal basin.

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Securities and Exchange Commission, affirmed the Polish City of Rybnik's Long-Term Local-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB+' with Stable Outlook.
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French group EDF and its Germany subsidiary Energie Baden-Wurttemberg (EnBW) have bought, for some Euro 47.4 million, a stake of around 19.17% in the Polish electricity power station of Rybnik (South), which raises their stake to 85%.
The consortium created by Electricite de France International and the German company Energie Baden-Wuertenberg (EDF/EnBW) has emerged as the exclusive candidate for the acquisition of a 35% stake in the Rybnik power station in Southern Poland.
Warsaw/London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Polish City of Rybnik's Long-Term Local-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB+' with Stable Outlook.
Poland's Treasury Ministry has announced that the German Energy group Energie Baden-Wuerttenberg and France's EDF (EDF/EnBW) have paid USD51.4 million for an additional 15% plus one share of the Rybnik power station in Southern Poland, to add to the 35% they already control.