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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • ECONOMIC INFORMATION

  • The Embassy of Poland in Pretoria recognises the importance of promoting trade and inward investment, and building trade and investment relations with South Africa. It focuses on encouraging Polish exports, in order to leverage growth of the Polish economy, through the establishment of new and strenghening of existing ties with South African counterparts.

     

    According to the latest data South Africa is the biggest trade partner of Poland in Africa.  The trade balance between the two countries has reached $ 865m. According to the data by the Ministry of Development, the largest export volume is generated by machinery accessories. Poland also sell grain, baby accessories and car parts to the South Africa. On the other hand, the South African exports vehicles, leather goods, granite and rods and wires to our country. (PAIH 2017)

     

    The Ministry of Investment and Economic Development of the Republic of Poland

    https://www.miir.gov.pl/

    The Ministry of Enterprise and Technology of the Republic of Poland

    https://www.mpit.gov.pl/

     

    The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH)

     

    The Agency helps investors to enter the Polish market and find the best ways to utilise the possibilities available to them. They guide investors through all the essential administrative and legal procedures that involve a project; they also support firms that are already active in Poland. The Agency provides rapid access to the complex information relating to legal and business matters regarding the investments, helps in finding the appropriate partners and suppliers, together with new locations.

     

    PAIH mission is also to create a positive image of Poland across the world, promoting Polish goods and services.

    https://www.paih.gov.pl/en

     

     

    Interesting publications and links:

     

    Warsaw Business Journal is the leading international business publication in Poland. Published in English, it covers all aspects of business, law, real estate, economics and politics in all major cities in Poland.

    http://www.wbj.pl/index.html

     

    Investing in Poland is the Warsaw Business Journal's popular guide to investment conditions in Poland. It contains information on investment incentives and economic advantages of all of Poland's 16 voivodships, as well as all of its major cities. It also includes profiles of Poland's special economic zones and industrial and technology parks.

     

    Made in Poland - Guide to Polish Export 2017  is the Warsaw Business Journal's publication that supports Polish exports. It has been welcomed in the market to no little success. Exporters and government agencies alike have found the publication useful in their promotion activities. There has been hold a conference each year dedicated to exploring the issues facing Polish exporters.

    For foreign firms considering importing Polish products or cooperating with Polish firms, publication is providing some other resources here: a list of Poland’s largest exporters and contact details to government agencies that aid importers and foreign businesses.

    http://bpcc.org.pl/uploads/ckeditor/attachments/11914/Made_in_Poland_2017.pdf

     

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