Doing Business in Poland

EENI- School of International Business

Subject - Doing Business in Poland. The Polish Economy. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Poland (the European Union)
  2. The Polish Economy. Key sectors of the Polish economy
  3. Doing Business in Warsaw
  4. The Polish Foreign Trade
  5. Invest (FDI) in Poland
  6. Case Study: The company Mota-Engil Polska
  7. International economic relations of Poland
  8. Access to the Polish Market
  9. Business Plan for Poland

The objectives of the subject “Doing Business in Poland” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Polish Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To evaluate the business opportunities in the Polish Market
  3. To analyse the trade relations of Poland with the country of the student
  4. To know the Free trade agreements of Poland as a member of the European Union
  5. To develop a business plan for the Polish Market
The subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Poland” is studied...
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. Professional Masters: International Business (e-learning), Europe

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Course learning materials in English + Spanish Polonia French Pologne Portuguese Poland

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Poland”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

Description of the Subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Poland

The Republic of Poland (Europe)

  1. Poland has a population of 38.5 millions of people (34th largest in the world)
  2. Borders of Poland: Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany
  3. Capital: Warsaw
  4. Official Language: Polish
  5. Area: 312,685 square kilometres
  6. The Polish Government: Parliamentary Republic
  7. Religion in Poland: Catholicism (Christianity)
  8. Poland belongs to the Western Christian Civilisation (European Economic Area)

The Polish Economy.

  1. Poland is the largest market in Central Europe and the eighth largest European market
  2. An important process of privatisation and economic liberalisation in the 1990s
  3. The Polish Nominal GDP: 531.76 mil millions of dollars.
    1. Agriculture: 4.6%
    2. Industry: 28.1%
    3. Services: 67.3%
  4. GDP per capita: 26.402 dollars
  5. Main Polish products: machines, shipbuilding, iron and steel, coal, chemical products, beverages, foods, glass, textile
  6. The Polish Currency: Zloty
  7. Headquarters of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex): Warsaw (Poland)

The Polish Foreign Trade

  1. The Republic of Poland has an important domestic market and a strategic location for the export of products for the European market
  2. Top Polish exports destinations are Germany, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, the Russian Federation, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Sweden, and Hungary
  3. Main Polish exports are transport equipment, semi-manufactured products and foods
  4. The main origins of imports from the Republic of Poland are Germany, the Russian Federation, Italy, China, France, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Belgium, South Korea
  5. As a member of the European Union, Poland is the beneficiary of the Free trade agreements of the EU: Japan, Moldova, Chile, South Africa, etc

International economic relations of Poland

  1. European Union
  2. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  3. Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)
  4. Central European Initiative (CEI)
  5. World Bank
  6. Regional Cooperation Council
  7. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  8. Council of the Baltic Sea States
  9. Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM)
  10. Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  11. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  12. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  13. Group of States of the Council of Europe Convention against the corruption (GRECO)

Examples of the subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Poland:

European Union-Central America Free Trade Agreement

European Union-Moldova Association Agreement

European Union-Lebanon Association Agreement



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