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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
    • 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
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  • 10. Why should you care?
    • 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
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  • 20. Economy of Poland
    • 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.
    GDP Indicators
    • 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.)
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  • 27.
      Foreign business in Poland
    • 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
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  • 45. Export and import in Poland ( Source: CIA World Fact Book)
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • FDI stock $167.9 billion (31 December 2009 est.)
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  • 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.
      Labour force
    • 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
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  • 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