Poland attractive for foreign investors
Mateusz Morawiecki, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, intensively seeks to promote the good image of the Polish market. He is particularly interested in new investors from abroad. He personally promotes business activity in Poland during meetings with directors of Commerce Chambers, gives interviews in foreign media, his visits in USA and London revolve around this.
Jakob Christensen, chief economist of Danske Bank, sees him as the member of the government who is the most foreign investor-friendly.
Here are some examples of the recent foreign investments in Poland:
– American investment bank JP Morgan is to open a centre for business that will employ three thousand people (information from last September)
– Toyota invests in Wałbrzych in the production of transmission for hybrids and in Jelcz in the production of petrol engines
– Korean LG Chem will erect a factory of car batteries for electric vehicles nearby Wrocław (investment in the amount of 5.8 billion PLN, jobs for over two thousand staff members)
– This year, Daimler launched the production of engines in Lower Silesia (project worth 500 million EUR)
– a company of GE and Lufthansa builds a factory in Środa Wielkopolska for servicing engines (250 million EUR)
– German Miele will invest 50 million EUR in a washing machine factory (the first in Poland)