Poland rising: high ambition is matched by high growth

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Originally published with the December 2011/January 2012 issue of fDi Magazine

Sponsored by the Trade and Investment Promotion Section of the Embassy of the  Republic of Poland in London

Reporting and  editing carried out independently by fDi

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From Locations

Poland on a winning streak

In the space of two decades, Poland has gone from being a country coming to terms with the collapse of the communist regime to having one of the best-performing economies in the world. This success story has not been lost on investors, who are increasingly basing their central and eastern European operations in the country.

Poland's prime minister and president

Poland shifts to knowledge-based business landscape

Poland has been Europe's star performer in the post-crisis period, recording GDP growth while its neighbours struggle. One reason for this is the change in the country's investment landscape, which has gone from being dominated by labour-intensive industries to seeing knowledge-based businesses flock to its cities.

Poland, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Warsaw Stock Exchange looks to serve a new Europe

Offering a unique exchange for Europe, the Warsaw Stock Exchange is expanding its reach with a growing number of foreign companies listing. And in its 20th year, the bourse is reaping the benefits of adopting high standards from its very inception as it becomes the go-to location for companies wishing to list in central and eastern Europe.

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Polish cities lay out welcome mat for investors

While Warsaw is fast becoming a hub for foreign companies to locate their central and eastern European headquarters, Poland's other cities are also posting stellar FDI figures, thanks in no small part to the efforts of their local investment agencies.

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From Locations

Poland rebrands to shake off outdated image

Poland's Ministry of Economy – keen to break down outdated international perceptions of the country – is carrying out a campaign aimed at showing off the country's many talents across an array of cutting-edge business sectors to the rest of the world. 

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