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Poland shrugs off wage-rise worries

Poland's plummeting unemployment figures mean overseas investors are having to increase workers' wages, but the country is still ahead of its regional competitors. Zosia Wąsik reports.

Poland plans airport to rival regional leaders

Poland is planning to replace Warsaw Chopin airport with a mega-airport to rival Munich's or Moscow's and accommodate 45 million passengers a year. Zosia Wąsik reports.

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New York City tops ROI 2017 ranking

First place in fDi's return on investment ranking goes to New York City Economic Development Corporation, with Wrocław Agglomeration Development Agency in second, and the City of Kraków top for personnel investment.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.


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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