Latest articles from Poland


Warsaw: an engine for growth in Poland and beyond

Companies such as Citibank, Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble have all relocated major operations to the Polish capital of Warsaw, drawn by its human capital, large local market, easy access to regional customers and improving infrastructure. And with steady national growth forecast, more are likely to follow. Jacopo Dettoni reports.


Warsaw increases office space, but has it gone too far?

With completions approaching record levels, rents for office space in Warsaw are falling and vacancy rates are expected to rise. However, prestigious developments in the city are capable of attracting blue-chip tenants, such as Samsung and Goldman Sachs.


Poland: back on the investment map

After a spell as one of Europe's standout performers, Poland's FDI figures have dropped over the past couple of years. However, it appears that 2015 is going to represent a return to form for the country, with its business services and R&D industries leading the way.

FDI into Poland’s IT sector continues decline

FDI into Poland’s software and IT services sector declined between 2012 and 2014.


A Polish connection: all roads lead to Opole

The small Polish city of Opole has landed some large investors, particularly in the food processing sector. Michal Kaczmarski looks at how it uses its excellent road connections to punch above its weight.

Arkadiusz Bak

A little effort: why Poland's small cities should not be bypassed

Arkadiusz Bak of Poland’s ministry of economy explains why some of the country’s smaller cities should not be overlooked by foreign investors, but stresses that these locations also have to take a more proactive approach to FDI.

Eastern Polands infrastructure deficit

Off track: Eastern Poland's infrastructure deficit

While the cities of eastern Poland appear to be well located – offering access to Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania as well as links to Warsaw – the reality for many of them is one of infrastructural shortfall, as Courtney Fingar discovers.

Olsztyn's mayor pushes onwards and outwards

Piotr Grzymowicz, mayor of the Polish city of Olsztyn, speaks to fDi about the various projects underway to boost the region's investment attractiveness, including the upgrades to the city's notoriously poor transport infrastructure.

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. 

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