Top European Investors in Poland
2. Volkswagen AG
4. Indesit Company
5. MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG
6. North Volt
7. Fiat Chrysler Group
9. BASF AG
European Investors In Poland
Since joining the European Union in 2004 Poland’s exports have risen by 30% with 85.5% of those being delivered to fellow member states. The largest trading partner is Germany who imported 27.6% of the total value of Polish goods exported globally.
The main EU budget for 2014 - 2020 allocated €104 Billion in funding for Poland €86 billion of which were Structural and Investment Funds, thereby making Poland the biggest net EU funds beneficiary among all the member states.
The vast majority of this capital has been used to drastically improve infrastructure around the country, transforming Poland into a modern powerhouse of the CEE region.
Polish manufacturing expertise in fields such as Automotive, Aviation, and High-tech equipment, coupled with a highly educated workforce has made Poland a natural choice for many globally renown European brands wishing to expand their production output.
The following are a selection of news articles announcing just a few of the latest European companies taking advantage of the amazing opportunities available in Poland.
Germany eyes Poland’s economic miracle for post-COVID growth
“Poland’s economy is less affected by the pandemic and is recovering quicker from it. Small wonder German firms seek to tap into this growth potential, and aiming to profit from Poland’s economic transformation ahead.
Economy Minister Jaroslaw Gowin has told the German business daily Handelsblatt recently: “Many Polish companies have used the pandemic to reorganize themselves, digitize more and step in where other supply chains have been torn down.”
Swedes enter Polish resi-market with EUR 65 mln acquisition
“Swedish residential developer and investor Heimstaden Bostad has entered the Polish market with the acquisition of two build-to-rent projects in Warsaw from Eiffage Immobilier for EUR 65 mln.
Heimstaden Bostad will be seeking further investment opportunities on the Polish market, both in existing properties and build-to-rent projects. In 2021 it is to establish its own division in the country.”
Northvolt to invest $200 mln in new Polish battery plant
“Swedish lithium-ion battery maker Northvolt said on Friday it will invest $200 million in a new energy storage systems factory in Gdansk, Poland.
Lithium-ion batteries and related products have become some of Poland’s most important exports, with companies such as LG Chem, SK Group and Umicore choosing the country for plants.
“Poland has become a force in the production of lithium-ion batteries and we have another example of this type of investment,” Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told a news conference.”
AEW acquires prime Warsaw city logistics asset for German pension fund
“AEW has acquired a newly developed city logistics asset in Warsaw, Poland. The asset was acquired from Panattoni in an off-market transaction on behalf of a separate account mandate for a German pension fund.
E-commerce penetration in Poland is gaining momentum, particularly in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Moreover, Poland remains on track to be one of the best performing economies in the region, in spite of recent GDP contraction and CPI stabilisation, as unemployment has been declining and income rising over the last decade.”