Archive for September, 2011


Poland: Economy today

Poland is one of the largest economies in the European Union and is developing dynamically and continuously. The country was admitted to the EU on 1 May 2004. Poland's GDP has always grown in the last years even during the global crisis in 2008 and 2009. In 2007 was the largest increase by 6.7%. In the following year growth shrank ...


Investments in Poland in 2011

As provided by the Polish Ministry of Economy, FDI inflow in the first five months of the year 2011 reached EUR 4.2 bn totaling 86% of the inflow recorded in the first 5 months of 2010 and accounting for 62% of the whole 2010 FDI inflow to the country. The Polish Ministry of Economy forecasts a further increase of FDI inflow ...


Poland is more widely perceived as an attractive place for investment. In the recent UNCTAD World Investment Report 2011, Poland was ranked sixth most attractive investment location in the world for the 2011 - 2013 period. It was placed 5 points up from the 11th position in 2010, being only preceded by China, the USA, India, Brazil and Russia. The Report also ...


A+ ratings on Poland

In August 2011 two rating agencies i.e. Standard & Poor's and Moody's Investors Service affirmed their A+ rating on Poland with a stable outlook. Both agencies noted that the Polish economy is competitive and increasingly diversified. Moody's evaluated Poland as relatively well placed to withstand global turmoil with its relatively resilient economy. Both agencies stressed that the Polish economy continued ...