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Fiasco over Polish pendrive 'made in China'

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Fiasco over Polish pendrive 'made in China'

The Economy Ministry has suffered an embarrassing mishap after a pendrive distributed as part of a campaign to promote Polish entrepreneurship was alleged to have Chinese origins.

"This is a situation that should never have happened", commented ministry spokesperson Danuta Ryszkowska-Grabowska.

She added that Economy Minister Janusz Piechociński would ensure that there were "consequences" for those that handled the project.

The situation came to light after recipients of the pendrive found that the product's wrapping not only carried the slogan "made in Poland", but also "made in China".

The pendrives, which contain material promoting the Polish economy, were purchased by the ministry through a public procurement procedure.

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