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  • 1. Why Poland? Business Environment 2010: Economy, market and labour. For more information visit www.hireinpoland.com hireinpoland.com
  • 2. Poland <ul><li>EU member since 2004
  • 3. Schengen member since 2007
  • 4. Political system: Republic
  • 5. Capital city: Warsaw
  • 6. Total area: 312 679 km²
  • 7. Population: 38.1 million
  • 8. Currency: Zloty (0,26 €)
  • 9. Official language: Polish </li></ul>hireinpoland.com hireinpoland.com
  • 10. Why should you care? <ul><li>The biggest CEE member
  • 11. from the new EU countries
  • 12. Located in the heart of Europe
  • 13. Part of the trans European road
  • 14. network
  • 15. Easy access to 250 million
  • 16. consumers within a radius of 1,000
  • 17. kilometers
  • 18. Strong economic growth potential
  • 19. Large domestic market </li></ul>hireinpoland.com hireinpoland.com
  • 20. Economy of Poland <ul><li>The 6th largest economy in the EU
  • 21. One of the fastest growing economy in Central Europe
  • 22. The only EU member country to have avoided a decline in GDP
  • 23. The most GDP growth in the EU as of 2009. </li></ul>GDP Indicators <ul><li>GDP $688.761 billion (2009 est.)
  • 24. GDP per capita $18,072 (2009 est.)
  • 25. GDP by sector :agriculture: 4.6%; industry: 28.1%; services: 67.3%
  • 26. (2009 est.) </li></ul>hireinpoland.com hireinpoland.com
  • 27. <ul>Foreign business in Poland </ul><ul><li>Favourable law to foreign investors : CIT tax at the level of 19%,
  • 28. investment incentives in 14 Special Economic Zones ( income tax
  • 29. exemption, real estate tax exemption, competitive land prices), the
  • 30. possibility to benefit from the EU structural funds, brownfield and greenfield
  • 31. localizations.
  • 32. The level of FDI inflow into Poland in 2006 amounted to 13.9 billion Euro .
  • 33. (Source: The National Bank of Poland)
  • 34. Poland is the 7th in the World in terms of investment attractiveness
  • 35. (Source: Ernst & Young)
  • 36. The selection of Poland as the co-organizer of the European Football
  • 37. Championships in 2012 will speed up a lot of investments in Poland in
  • 38. the coming years. This includes investment in sectors such as roads,
  • 39. railways and air infrastructure, as well as hotel, tourism, gastronomy and
  • 40. recreation industries.
  • 41. Support for foreign investors in all the necessary legal and
  • 42. administrative procedures is provided by Polish Information and Foreign
  • 43. Investment Agency
  • 44. Poland has a high level of political stability </li></ul>hireinpoland.com hireinpoland.com
  • 45. Export and import in Poland ( Source: CIA World Fact Book) <ul><li>Exports: $136.7 billion (2009)
  • 46. Export goods: machinery and transport equipment 43.2%,
  • 47. manufactured goods classified chiefly by material 19.5%,
  • 48. miscellaneous manufactured articles 13.3%, food and live animals
  • 49. 9.5%, chemicals and related products 7.8%
  • 50. Main export partners :Germany 26.1%, France 6.9%, Italy 6.9%, United
  • 51. Kingdom 6.4%, Czech Republic 5.8%, Netherlands 4.2% (2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Imports :$149.6 billion (2009)
  • 52. Import goods :machinery and transport equipment 35.3%,
  • 53. manufactured goods classified chiefly by material 17.4%, chemicals
  • 54. and related products 14 %, miscellaneous manufactured articles
  • 55. 10.6%, mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials 9.6%
  • 56. Main import partners :Germany 22.4%, China 9.3%, Russia 8.5%, Italy
  • 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 hireinpoland.com
  • 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 hireinpoland.com
  • 59. <ul>Labour force <li>Labour force 16.99 million (2009 est.)
  • 60. 16,5% of population has higher education (GUS, 2005)
  • 61. Polish workers are educated to the EU standards and diplomas,
  • 62. certificates and titles are usually equivalent to those of other EU
  • 63. member states.
  • 64. 30% of Poles speak fluent English
  • 65. Poles like to work for and appreciate foreign employers based on their
  • 66. experience of working in other EU countries or working in subsidiraies
  • 67. of world's largest companies established in Poland.
  • 68. 80% of Poles use internet on a regular basis
  • 69. Labour force by occupation agriculture: 17.4%; industry: 29.2%;
  • 70. services: 53.4% (2005)
  • 71. Unemployment 9.1% (March 2010) steadily decreasing
  • 72. one of the hardest working nations in Europe ( Source: OECD,
  • 73. www.oecd.org )
  • 74. Low labour cost </li></ul>hireinpoland.com hireinpoland.com
  • 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 hireinpoland.com

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