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What is the market opportunity in Poland?

Poland is a dynamically developing market with great investment potential and a stable economy. The country is located at the heart of Europe, which is highly favorable from the perspective of logistics and makes it a perfect investment location for companies wishing to export products both to the East and to the West.
Poland is the 6th most populous country in the EU (38.5 million) and Polish citizens make up approximately 40% of the population in other Central and Eastern European countries. Investors can benefit from a strong economic relationship with the Eurozone as part of the EU’s common market and get unlimited access to the EU strong consumer market of over 510 million citizens. 

Highly qualified personnel with significantly lower employee costs than most other EU countries is undoubtedly one of the biggest assets to Poland. The country is the largest academic hub in the CEE (Central and Eastern European) region and 1st in English Proficiency. Within the large pool of students, as many as 25% choose science, IT and technical majors. 

As a result of continuous improvements in Poland’s capital markets infrastructure, supported by the country’s steady economic progress, in 2018 the country joined the group of 25 most developed economies in the world according to the FTSE Russell index. 

According to the local trade bureau, Statistics Poland, what is the estimated revenue from FDI business annually?

According to the UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) 2019 World Investment Report, FDI inflows to Poland reached 11.5 bn USD in 2018.
From the data published by the Statistics Poland, the total export revenue in 2018 was approximately 264.8 bn USD, while the import revenue in 2018 was 270.2 bn USD. 
Main exports are electrical-machine equipment, chemical products, agricultural and food products, metallurgical products as well as wood and stationery items. 
Main imports are electrical-machine equipment, chemical products, metallurgical products, agricultural and food products and mineral products.

According to the local trade bureau, Statistics Poland, what is the estimated revenue from FDI business annually?

According to the UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) 2019 World Investment Report, FDI inflows to Poland reached 11.5 bn USD in 2018.

From the data published by the Statistics Poland, the total export revenue in 2018 was approximately 264.8 bn USD, while the import revenue in 2018 was 270.2 bn USD.

Main exports are electrical-machine equipment, chemical products, agricultural and food products, metallurgical products as well as wood and stationery items.

Main imports are electrical-machine equipment, chemical products, metallurgical products, agricultural and food products and mineral products.

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What is the market opportunity in Poland?

Poland is a dynamically developing market with great investment potential and a stable economy. The country is located at the heart of Europe, which is highly favorable from the perspective of logistics and makes it a perfect investment location for companies wishing to export products both to the East and to the West.

Poland is the 6th most populous country in the EU (38.5 million) and Polish citizens make up approximately 40% of the population in other Central and Eastern European countries. Investors can benefit from a strong economic relationship with the Eurozone as part of the EU’s common market and get unlimited access to the EU strong consumer market of over 510 million citizens.

Highly qualified personnel with significantly lower employee costs than most other EU countries is undoubtedly one of the biggest assets to Poland. The country is the largest academic hub in the CEE (Central and Eastern European) region and 1st in English Proficiency. Within the large pool of students, as many as 25% choose science, IT and technical majors.

As a result of continuous improvements in Poland’s capital markets infrastructure, supported by the country’s steady economic progress, in 2018 the country joined the group of 25 most developed economies in the world according to the FTSE Russell index.

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Sebastian Goschorski

Business Development Partner

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