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Biała Podlaska mayor looks to make location count

Biała Podlaska in eastern Poland has both the transport connections and a recently established economic zone to offer companies a useful east-west Europe logistics hub, the city's mayor, Dariusz Stefaniuk, tells Courtney Fingar.

Poland's commitment to FDI put to the test at Krynica forum

While Poland's FDI performance and its competitive edge remain strong, the country's government must be conscious of the message it is sending to investors with nationalist rhetoric, warned participants at the Krynica Economic Forum in south-east Poland the first week of September. 

Mateusz Morawiecki

Morawiecki: Poland's popularity with investors not dented by political squabbles

Poland's populist government is under fire from the EU and other critics for judicial reforms that have been criticised as detrimental to the rule of law in the country. While the backlash has sparked questions from potential investors, Mateusz Morawiecki, the country's deputy prime minister and minister of economic development and finance, sat down with Courtney Fingar during the Krynica Economic Forum to explain why he remains positive about Poland's FDI prospects. 

Hanna Zdanowska

Łódź mayor looks to continue on path to prosperity

The mayor of Łódź, Hanna Zdanowska, tells Natasha Turak about the Polish city's decade-long turnaround, what its advantages are over Warsaw, and why she hopes that Poland's future remains within the EU.

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Łódź Special Economic Zone aims to innovate and diversify

The award-winning status of Łódź’s Special Economic Zone is the result of close collaboration with academia and a programme of proactive self-promotion, as Natsha Turak finds out.

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Łódź puts Expo 2022 bid at centre of ambition redevelopment

Łódź is in the process of undergoing a dramatic urban renewal, which has seen a new train station built and its city centre overhauled. However, its ambitions go even further, writes Natasha Turak, with the Polish city bidding to host Expo 2022.

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How Łódź came back from the brink

The central Polish city of Łódź faced ruin when the textile industry on which it was built collapsed. Almost 30 years later, it is a thriving destination that has found a way to turn its once-crumbling industrial landscape into a cradle of academic achievement and advanced manufacturing. Natasha Turak reports.

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Łódź University of Technology’s industrial thinking

Łódź University of Technology’s International Faculty of Engineering is boosting graduate employability by teaching in English and French and bringing corporate sponsors on board, among a number of innovations aimed at giving its students an edge in the workplace. Natasha Turak reports.

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Grodzisk Mazowiecki mayor looks to gain innovation cutting edge

Grzegorz Benedykcinski, the mayor of Grodzisk Mazowiecki, which won best small Polish city in fDi’s Polish Cities of the Future 2017/18 ranking, explains the secrets behind its success, including a favourable location, an educated workforce and an appetite for innovation.

Mateusz Morawiecki

Polish economy minister: “We have become Brexit’s beneficiary”

Poland experienced growth in greenfield foreign direct investment in 2016 despite worries about legislative changes. Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's deputy prime minister and minister of economic development, talks to Andrzej Stec of Rzeczpospolita business daily about what the results mean.

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