Investment climate in Poland
Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency
Warsaw, 18th of March 2014
Strategic location
Key Facts
Official name Republic of Poland
Official
language
Polish
Capital Warsaw
Area 312 700 sq km
P...
Economic and political stability
• Strategic location - gateway to the EU
• Ruling party (Civic Platform) has been re-elec...
Effective investment incentives
• CIT exemption in Special Economic Zone
• CIT relief for acquisition of new technology
• ...
Human resources
- almost 2.0 mn students (2012/2013)
- 485thous. graduates in 2012/2013
- >90% of students speak foreign l...
International recognition
14th place as the most attractive FDI destination
2nd most attractive country for FDI in the nex...
FDI flows
RUSSIA
TURKEY
-18%
-1%
+5%
IRELAND
-21%
UK
GERMANY
-8%
-47%
NETHERLANDS
-22%
POLAND
ROMANIA
-23%
FRANCE
-12%
SPA...
FDI inflow to Poland – Feb 2014
Main sectors of FDI inflow in Feb. 2014
Sector Number
Value
(EUR mn)
Employment
BPO 39 30....
Services and manufacturing hubs
Wrocław
Electronics
Automotive
Household appliances
Services and manufacturing hubs
Wrocław
Aerospace
Business Services
Research & Development
Business services
• Increasing complexity of processes
• Knowledge-based economy
• Steady growth of service-type projects ...
Polish companies on the rise!
Poland – an export powerhouse!
Source: Ministry of Economy 2014
152.8 bn
EURO
Polish exports in 2013
+6.5 % growth compare...
Polish foreign investments
ICT
Natural resources
Furniture
Logistics
Automotive industry
Food processing
Building material...
Polish companies – global recognition
Examples
Inglot
Operations in ca. 50
countries.
Asseco Foreign employment:
+10 000
O...
New business directions - Africa
September 2013:
URSUS signs deal for the sale of 3000 agriculture machines in
Ethiopia. T...
Poland – Turkey business relations
200mn
EURO
Polish FDI
- Turkey
2012
„Turkey is one of the top
countries where the Polis...
Last but not least…
Top class cars from Poland!
● Luxury ● High tech ● Style ●
See you in Poland!
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Investment climate in Poland - Polish Chamber of Commerce, Actoribus 18.03.2014

  1. 1. Investment climate in Poland Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency Warsaw, 18th of March 2014
  2. 2. Strategic location Key Facts Official name Republic of Poland Official language Polish Capital Warsaw Area 312 700 sq km Population 38,5 million Currency Polish Złoty 1 USD ~ 3.1 PLN, 1 EUR ~ 4.2 PLN Time zone UTC +1 (Winter) UTC +2 (Summer)
  3. 3. Economic and political stability • Strategic location - gateway to the EU • Ruling party (Civic Platform) has been re-elected for a consecutive term • High position in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2013- 38th place • Membership: EU, NATO, OECD, WTO, IMF, Schengen Zone • Poland is knocking at G20 door • 6th largest country in the EU • FDI stock: 173 bn EUR as of 2012 • Dynamically growing domestic market
  4. 4. Effective investment incentives • CIT exemption in Special Economic Zone • CIT relief for acquisition of new technology • Real estate tax exemption • Government grants • Cash grants available through EU Funds Tax breaks Cash grants EU Funds • 2014 – 2020 financial perspective
  5. 5. Human resources - almost 2.0 mn students (2012/2013) - 485thous. graduates in 2012/2013 - >90% of students speak foreign languages - over 24 thous. foreign students - 17% of population with higher education: - 453 higher education institutions - 19 universities, 25 technical universities, 76 academies of economics - 200 different majors taught - growing number of science students City Students Graduates Warszawa 258 890 65 590 Krakow 184 493 47 271 Wroclaw 145 621 47 277 Poznan 140 472 36 224 Lodz 122 480 35 248 Katowice agglom. 95 417 25 878 Tricity 95 289 23 005 No. of students in main academic hubs (in thous) 201 > 151 – 200 101 – 150 51 – 100 50 < POZNAN WROCLAW WARSZAWA KRAKOW LODZ SZCZECIN TRI-CITY KATOWICE BYDGOSZCZ/TORUN BIALYSTOK OLSZTYN OPOLE KIELCE LUBLIN RZESZOW ZIELONA GORA Source: Central Statistical Office, 2013
  6. 6. International recognition 14th place as the most attractive FDI destination 2nd most attractive country for FDI in the next 3 years 3rd place worldwide as the best quality location for manufacturing projects 2nd location in Eastern Europe and Russia offering the greatest revenue opportunities over next three years Poland classified as a mature outsourcing location 3rd best location in the world after India and China, for outsourcing businesses in financial, accounting, advisory 6th among top 10 destination countries in Europe in 2012
  7. 7. FDI flows RUSSIA TURKEY -18% -1% +5% IRELAND -21% UK GERMANY -8% -47% NETHERLANDS -22% POLAND ROMANIA -23% FRANCE -12% SPAIN +5% TOP 10 DESTINATIONS COUNTRIES IN EUROPE IN 2012 Country Number of projects UK 812 Germany 410 Spain 278 Russia 265 France 244 Poland 237 Ireland 147 Netherlands 145 Romania 138 Turkey 133 Other 1 082 Total 3 891 Source: The FDI Report 2013
  8. 8. FDI inflow to Poland – Feb 2014 Main sectors of FDI inflow in Feb. 2014 Sector Number Value (EUR mn) Employment BPO 39 30.15 8410 automotive 34 1313.25 9049 aviation 10 141.5 1190 R&D 14 21.5 1236 electronic 8 74.7 3621 FDI by countries of origin in February 2014 No. of projects by country of origin in Feb. 2014 Country Number Value (EUR mn) USA 48 931.15 Germany 28 582.85 Japan 12 117.8 UK 11 38.3 China 9 128 France 9 123.2 Republic of Korea 7 442 % share of main sectors of FDI BPO 37% automotive 32% aviation 10% R&D 13% electronic 8% USA 39% Germany 22% Japan 10% UK 9% China 7% France 7% Republic of Korea 6%
  9. 9. Services and manufacturing hubs Wrocław Electronics Automotive Household appliances
  10. 10. Services and manufacturing hubs Wrocław Aerospace Business Services Research & Development
  11. 11. Business services • Increasing complexity of processes • Knowledge-based economy • Steady growth of service-type projects in PAIiIZ portfolio • Deep talent pool – 2 mn students, ca 500 000 graduates • Cost-effectiveness • Political & economic stability • Well-developed infrastructure & accessibility • 7 major cities with many service centers • 110 000 employees in SSC/BPO/ITO centers (50% of increase comparing to 2010) • 125 000 FTE’s till the end of 2014 • More than 400 centers, service available in +37 languages covering Europe, Asia & both Americas Prime movers Result Trends
  12. 12. Polish companies on the rise!
  13. 13. Poland – an export powerhouse! Source: Ministry of Economy 2014 152.8 bn EURO Polish exports in 2013 +6.5 % growth compared to 2012 Dynamic growth UAE: +66.5% USA: +20.6% China: +17.4% Republic of Korea: +32.6% „GO TO” sectors Food processing +11.5% Chemical products +8.2% Electromachines +6.9%
  14. 14. Polish foreign investments ICT Natural resources Furniture Logistics Automotive industry Food processing Building materials 43 bn EURO Mergers& Acquisitions Greenfield investments
  15. 15. Polish companies – global recognition Examples Inglot Operations in ca. 50 countries. Asseco Foreign employment: +10 000 Oknoplast Top 5 global windows producer Sponsor: Inter Mediolan KGHM Chile: 3 bn USD investment PESA Global sales InPost Logistic solutions in + 14 countries
  16. 16. New business directions - Africa September 2013: URSUS signs deal for the sale of 3000 agriculture machines in Ethiopia. Transfer of technology; est. of service centres. Technology transfer „Poland will triple its exports to African countries until the end of 2014.” Janusz Piechociński Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy Dedicated Governmental Programme 2013 Governmental Trade Missions Nigeria Zambia RSA Growing Dynamics
  17. 17. Poland – Turkey business relations 200mn EURO Polish FDI - Turkey 2012 „Turkey is one of the top countries where the Polish economy will be promoted.” Janusz Piechociński Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy Dedicated Governmental Programme Growing Dynamics 600 years of relations September 2013: Solaris signs deal with the City of Izmir (ESHOT). Delivery of 100 buses in Q1 2014. January 2014: Maspex Wadowice signs JV contract with TAT KONSERVE SANAYİİ. Sale of TEDI juices.
  18. 18. Last but not least… Top class cars from Poland! ● Luxury ● High tech ● Style ●
  19. 19. See you in Poland!

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