At the beginning of March, Warsaw hosted representatives of Polish and Romanian companies and institutions. The meeting took place as part of the Polish-Romanian Economic Round Table, during which, among other things, the Polish Investment and Trade Agency presented its offer of services, as well as information on the investment climate in Poland.
... and PAIH’s representatives visit Rwanda and Kenya
On 1-4 March, a delegation from the Polish Investment and Trade Agency went to Kenya and Rwanda. PAIHs Chairman together with experts from PAIH’s Center for Export took part in meetings with representatives of the Government Administration of both African countries. They focused on topics related to the possibilities of increasing the participation of Polish companies in the production of goods and expanding cooperation between PAIH and similar State Agencies in Rwanda and Kenya.
On March 28, as part of the summing up of Poland’s presence at the World Exhibition EXPO in Dubai, the Polish Investment and Trade Agency organized the Polish-African Economic Forum. The event was a platform for meetings between business representatives from Poland and Africa and for the strengthening of cooperation between our countries.
Poland’s Pavilion winner of the silver award for the best interior design at Expo 2020 Dubai
The Polish Pavilion at the World Exhibition Expo 2020 in Dubai received a silver award for the interior design of medium-sized pavilions. The award was given by the Bureau International des Expositions (Bureau of World Exhibitions), an intergovernmental organization responsible for overseeing and regulating World Exhibitions.
The Polish Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 Dubai by the Polish studio WXCA and the Swiss studio Bellprat Partner received the award for the Best Large Pavilion in the World Expo Awards competition organized by EXHIBITOR Magazine.
- We have a lot to offer to fast-growing African countries. Poland has extensive experience in areas such as the modernization of agriculture or the implementation of large infrastructure investments. Countries such as Kenya or Rwanda see this and are interested in expanding their current cooperation to use our knowledge. - summed up Krzysztof Drynda, Chairman of PAIH’s Management Board, during the visit of PAIH’s representatives to Rwanda and Kenya.
Polish-Romanian Economic Round Table
- As the Polish Investment and Trade Agency, we see great potential for the development of our mutual economic relations. We consider Romania to be a politically and economically stable market with constant economic growth and openness to international investment. Romania is an attractive country for Polish investors. The value of Polish foreign direct investments in Romania at the end of 2020, according to NBP data, reached the value of approx. EUR 835.6 million. Data for 2021 indicate that the trade turnover between Poland and Romania increased by almost 20% compared to 2020 and amounted to EUR 8664.1 million. Polish exports to Romania increased by 17.5% to EUR 5921.4 million. On the other hand, imports of Romanian goods to Poland in 2021 increased by 25% and amounted to EUR 2742.7 million. - emphasized Grzegorz Słomkowski, Member of PAIH’s Management Board during the Polish-Romanian Economic Round Table.
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An investment conference "Why Poland now?"
On March 16 of this year, the investment conference "Why Poland now? An attractive destination for energy, infrastructure and automotive projects!". The meeting was organized jointly by the Polish Investment and Trade Agency and the Polish Embassy in Tokyo.
The fourth edition of the Polish-British BTI Forum (Business, Trade and Investment)
On 9-10 March of this year, the fourth edition of the Polish-British BTI Forum took place. The meeting was organized jointly by the Ministry of Development and Technology, the British Embassy in Warsaw and the Polish Investment and Trade Agency.
PAIH and the Polish Hospital Federation work together to improve th efunctioning conditions of hospitals
On March 2, 2022, PAIH Management Board Members Grzegorz Słomkowski and Zdzisław Sokal and the Chairman of the Polish Hospital Federation (PFSz) Jarosław J. Fedorowski signed an Agreement on cooperation between the two organizations.
The Virtual Hydrogen Fair is an event aimed at presenting the potential of the Polish hydrogen sector on the international arena. The fair will take place on the 6-7 April 2022 in virtual space. The event is organized by the Polish Investment and Trade Agency.