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  1. 1. Why Poland? Business Environment 2010: Economy, market and labour. For more information visit www.hireinpoland.com hireinpoland.com
  2. 2. Poland <ul><li>EU member since 2004
  3. 3. Schengen member since 2007
  4. 4. Political system: Republic
  5. 5. Capital city: Warsaw
  6. 6. Total area: 312 679 km²
  7. 7. Population: 38.1 million
  8. 8. Currency: Zloty (0,26 €)
  9. 9. Official language: Polish </li></ul>hireinpoland.com
  10. 10. Why should you care? <ul><li>The biggest CEE member
  11. 11. from the new EU countries
  12. 12. Located in the heart of Europe
  13. 13. Part of the trans European road
  14. 14. network
  15. 15. Easy access to 250 million
  16. 16. consumers within a radius of 1,000
  17. 17. kilometers
  18. 18. Strong economic growth potential
  19. 19. Large domestic market </li></ul>hireinpoland.com
  20. 20. Economy of Poland <ul><li>The 6th largest economy in the EU
  21. 21. One of the fastest growing economy in Central Europe
  22. 22. The only EU member country to have avoided a decline in GDP
  23. 23. The most GDP growth in the EU as of 2009. </li></ul>GDP Indicators <ul><li>GDP $688.761 billion (2009 est.)
  24. 24. GDP per capita $18,072 (2009 est.)
  25. 25. GDP by sector :agriculture: 4.6%; industry: 28.1%; services: 67.3%
  26. 26. (2009 est.) </li></ul>hireinpoland.com
  27. 27. <ul>Foreign business in Poland <li>Favourable law to foreign investors : CIT tax at the level of 19%,
  28. 28. investment incentives in 14 Special Economic Zones ( income tax
  29. 29. exemption, real estate tax exemption, competitive land prices), the
  30. 30. possibility to benefit from the EU structural funds, brownfield and greenfield
  31. 31. localizations.
  32. 32. The level of FDI inflow into Poland in 2006 amounted to 13.9 billion Euro .
  33. 33. (Source: The National Bank of Poland)
  34. 34. Poland is the 7th in the World in terms of investment attractiveness
  35. 35. (Source: Ernst & Young)
  36. 36. The selection of Poland as the co-organizer of the European Football
  37. 37. Championships in 2012 will speed up a lot of investments in Poland in
  38. 38. the coming years. This includes investment in sectors such as roads,
  39. 39. railways and air infrastructure, as well as hotel, tourism, gastronomy and
  40. 40. recreation industries.
  41. 41. Support for foreign investors in all the necessary legal and
  42. 42. administrative procedures is provided by Polish Information and Foreign
  43. 43. Investment Agency
  44. 44. Poland has a high level of political stability </li></ul>hireinpoland.com
  45. 45. Export and import in Poland ( Source: CIA World Fact Book) <ul><li>Exports: $136.7 billion (2009)
  46. 46. Export goods: machinery and transport equipment 43.2%,
  47. 47. manufactured goods classified chiefly by material 19.5%,
  48. 48. miscellaneous manufactured articles 13.3%, food and live animals
  49. 49. 9.5%, chemicals and related products 7.8%
  50. 50. Main export partners :Germany 26.1%, France 6.9%, Italy 6.9%, United
  51. 51. Kingdom 6.4%, Czech Republic 5.8%, Netherlands 4.2% (2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Imports :$149.6 billion (2009)
  52. 52. Import goods :machinery and transport equipment 35.3%,
  53. 53. manufactured goods classified chiefly by material 17.4%, chemicals
  54. 54. and related products 14 %, miscellaneous manufactured articles
  55. 55. 10.6%, mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials 9.6%
  56. 56. Main import partners :Germany 22.4%, China 9.3%, Russia 8.5%, Italy
  57. 57. 6.8%, France 4.6%, Netherlands 3.6% (2009) </li></ul><ul><li>FDI stock $167.9 billion (31 December 2009 est.) </li></ul>hireinpoland.com
  58. 58. Public finances ( Source: CIA World Fact Book) Public debt 47.5% of GDP (2009 est.) Revenues $83.68 billion (2009 est.) Expenses $93.47 billion (2009 est.) Economic aid $68 billion in available EU structural adjustment and cohesion funds (2007-13) Foreign reserves: $67.29 billion (31 December 2009 est.) hireinpoland.com
  59. 59. Labour force <ul><li>Labour force 16.99 million (2009 est.)
  60. 60. 16,5% of population has higher education (GUS, 2005)
  61. 61. Polish workers are educated to the EU standards and diplomas,
  62. 62. certificates and titles are usually equivalent to those of other EU
  63. 63. member states.
  64. 64. 30% of Poles speak fluent English
  65. 65. Poles like to work for and appreciate foreign employers based on their
  66. 66. experience of working in other EU countries or working in subsidiraies
  67. 67. of world's largest companies established in Poland.
  68. 68. 80% of Poles use internet on a regular basis
  69. 69. Labour force by occupation agriculture: 17.4%; industry: 29.2%;
  70. 70. services: 53.4% (2005)
  71. 71. Unemployment 9.1% (March 2010) steadily decreasing
  72. 72. one of the hardest working nations in Europe ( Source: OECD,
  73. 73. www.oecd.org )
  74. 74. Low labour cost </li></ul>hireinpoland.com
  75. 75. If you still have not thought about doing business in and with Poland, now is the time to do so. Check out www.hireinpoland.com for useful information and resources. hireinpoland.com

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