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Jan Krzysztof Bielecki

Jan Krzysztof Bielecki: Poland's future looks bright

Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, chairman of the partners board at EY Poland and former prime minister of Poland, discusses the challenges facing the country, including why it needs to keep its talent within its borders.

Olsztyns unique investor offering

Brains and beauty: Olsztyn's unique investor offering

The Polish city of Olsztyn's large student population, combined with its natural beauty, give it a unique selling proposition to attract investors. 

Puławy and Lublin carve investment niches

Puławy and Lublin carve investment niches

The cities of Puławy and Lublin have both carved out niches to attract investment, the former having established a reputation in the chemical sector but also in scientific research and the latter as a well-connected academic city. But, says Courtney Fingar, their respective specialties complement each other.

Białystok builds a new economy

Białystok builds a new economy

The region of Podlaskie in eastern Poland might have built its economy on a thriving agribusiness industry, but now is diversifying into new, emerging fields, and harvesting the rewards. 

Poland to stay on pro-FDI course, experts say

Andrzej Duda's surprise victory in May's Polish presidential elections is unlikely to impact the country's pro-FDI landscape, despite the new leader's anti-business stance in the presidential campaign. 


Mipim's smaller cities stake their claim

Annual real estate fair Mipim showcases hot investment cities from around the world. But it is also an opportunity for smaller cities and towns to make themselves known. Courtney Fingar and Michal Kaczmarski talk to representatives from locations in Serbia, Poland and Norway about their strategies to stand out from the crowd.


Ursus ploughs a more lucrative furrow

After more than a century in business, Ursus, a Polish agricultural machinery manufacturer, was on its last legs in 2011. Chief executive Karol Zarajczyk tells Michal Kaczmarski how his company went from nearly perishing to selling a $90m contract. 


Lodz weaves a new development strategy to entice investment

A host of new developments are promising to transform the Polish city of Lodz, which has been struggling to emerge from the shadow of its textiles manufacturing past.

Poland targets Algeria for investment

Poland is keen to tap investment opportunities in Algeria’s growing economy and foster bilateral trade, although limitations remain. 

Lublin big BPO ambition

Lublin's big BPO ambition

Lublin is rapidly establishing itself as a leading business hub in eastern Poland, with companies attracted by the city's large and highly skilled talent pool. Now, it is looking to benefit from the growing nearshoring trend, and is setting its sights on attracting businesses in the business process outsourcing sector.  

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