This guidebook will present the benefits of investing in Małopolska. Both foreign and domestic entrepreneurs will find here crucial information about the region and how to run a business in Poland.
METAL, MACHINE, AUTOMOTIVE AND ELECTROTECHNICAL INDUSTRIES
FOOD, WOOD, MINING, CONSTRUCTION, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION INDUSTRIES
In the group of enterprises in Małopolska, 72.9% are enterprises of natural persons. The companies are 9.9%, the foundations and non-governmental organizations are 3.2%.
Krakow is one of the three regional cities in Poland, in which the number of inhabitants is forecast to increase by 2035.
Strategic Programme: Regional Innovation Strategy of the Małopolska Region for 2014-2020
The power and potential of the Polish cosmetic industry lies in its history. Within the space of one century, the industry truly flourished, while Made in Poland products have gained recognition both in Poland and in the most remote corners of the world.
Małopolska New technologies, computer science, innovations
the specificity of Małopolska’s economy creates a real need for new design solutions; they are sought by the clothing, furniture, footwear and lighting industries, as well as the broadly defined packaging industry.
Poland is the fourth largest exporter of furniture in the world (after China, Germany and Italy); the value of Polish furniture manufactured in 2016 was nearly PLN 42.5 billion, of which 41.7 billion was exported abroad.
Modernity based on the best traditions of the Polish business is applied in innovative technologies for the construction industry. This is one of the fastest growing sectors of the region’s economy
Here, in Małopolska tradition and modernity have created exceptional agricultural and food products, processing industry artefacts and farming produce which are greatly appreciated on foreign markets.
Demographic characteristics of Krakow and Małopolska and the main demographic trends.
The presented report aims to describe the functioning of the modern business and the R&D sectors in the Małopolskie province.
metal, machine, automotive and electrotechnical industries
food, wood, mining, construction, agricultural production industries
Poland ranks 6th in Europe in terms of production volume and jobs in the ICT sector, which employs about 500,000 people and accounts for about 8% of the GDP.
It is also in Małopolska that innovation, rooted in the best tradition of Polish entrepreneurship, makes the broadly defined electrical and machine industry one of the strongest assets of the regional economy, and products “made in Małopolska” gain recognition on the most demanding markets around the globe.
Labor Market and Human Resources in Krakow and Małopolska
Modern Business and R&D Services in Krakow and Małopolska