Poland is a very attractive and business friendly location. The country has become the choice for business owners that want to open a company
and have strategic access to Central and Eastern Europe and Russia. A favorable business climate, attractive start-up costs
and the investment grants and incentives offered in Poland’s Special Economic Zones
make the country a good location for manufacturing companies
A fast growing economy
Poland has one of the fastest growing economies in Europe and it offers a large domestic market for foreign investors. The fastest growing sector in Poland is currently the services sector (including distribution, transport, storage and communication), followed by construction and various manufacturing sectors (investment goods, intermediate goods, durable consumer goods and non-durable consumer goods). The food and beverage sector in Poland is one of the most productive manufacturing sectors in the country, accounting for approximately 20% of the gross output of the manufacturing sector.
Manufacturing sectors in Poland
Some of the main manufacturing sectors in Poland are:
- the domestic appliances and electronics sector;
- the automotive sector;
- aviation industry.
The domestic appliances and electronics sector is highly developed in Poland
. There are certain investment incentives available for the electronics sector and the labor force is very skilled
. International companies and manufacturers of electronic equipment are present in the Polish market.
Poland is very well positioned as a passenger and commercial vehicle manufacturer. Also, the country is a productive supplier of automotive components. One of the country’s best assets in this sector is the cost-to quality ratio. The production quality is comparable to western European countries, but as in many cases in Poland, the cost of production remains lower in Poland when compared to other countries. The Polish automotive sector is the largest domestic market in the CEE.
The Polish aviation industry is based on a qualified workforce and a well-developed supplier network.