Foreign trade – Polish exports are growing

Polish exports are growing – from 2000 to 2011 the export grew 4-fold, despite the strength of the national currency (the zloty PLN), from EUR 34.4 billion to EUR 136.7 billion.

Poland’s top export products are: electronic, mechanical and transport equipment, steel and base metals, plastics, rubber and chemical products.

Poland has also seen exponential growth in services sector, largely driven by FDI. These are mainly finance centres or shared-services centres, servicing activity in other countries.