PAIH Business BriefOctober 2018
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Are you an investor eyeing Poland? Register for a key trade & invest event in Poland - PAIH Expo. Come and talk business with us!

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Think global, Go global - the FinTech & InsurTech Digital Congress
When: 13-14 November 2018
Where: Warsaw, Poland
TOP Automotive 2018
When: 28 November 2018
Where: Częstochowa, Poland
Impact Fintech’18
When: 28-29 November 2018
Where: Łódź, Poland

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PAIH Expo 2018 experts

Experts of PAIH Foreign Trade Offices are recruited in the open recruitment from among young, but experienced experts with knowledge of the target market, as well as fluent speakers of the local language. Support for Polish companies and foreign investors is also offered by the Country Manager Team - specialists dealing with the particular markets, who work on a daily basis at the Agency's headquarters in Warsaw. They provide quick access to the comprehensive information on the business and legal environment of each business project. They provide location consultancy assistance for investments in the country and abroad, help to deal with the administrative procedures, develop legal solutions or find reliable partners and suppliers.

The PAIH EXPO workshops at PGE Narodowy will be provided by the heads of over 50 PAIH trade offices. Employees of the trade offices will be also available throughout the day, October 25, at the -2 level in the area of ​​information stands.

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Investment Pavilion at PAIH Expo 2018

PAIH Expo is not just workshops for Polish exporters. The trends in the inflow of FDI to Poland will be the subject of panel discussions of industry leaders, including the event partners. Debates in the Investment Pavilion will open the deputy minister of entrepreneurship and technology, Tadeusz Kościński.

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Business in Brief

PAIH Awards: the best Polish exporters and foreign investors in 2018
Polish Investment and Trade Agency awarded the most outstanding exporters and foreign investors in Poland during the PAIH Awards Gala that was arranged on October 15th in Warsaw. The awards went to the fourteen Polish and international companies, including Toyota Motor Poland which received the prize for the best overall performance. Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, took part in the PAIH Awards Gala as the special guest.
PAIH EXPO - Let's talk business on the PGE National Stadium’s facade
On October 15th, people passing the National Stadium payed attention to the spectacular „PAIH EXPO 2018” neon light which had been projected on the Warsaw Stadium’s facade. The neon light represents the most important investment & export event organised by Polish Investment & Trade Agency this autumn.
Poland announces the National Pavilion for EXPO 2020 in Dubai
Tomasz Pisula, Poland’s General Commissioner, confirmed that thirty teams submitted their projects in the competition. The best one was prepared by the Warsaw-based WXCA architectural studio. The pavilion will cost around PLN 40 million (EUR 9.3m, USD 10.7m) to build.

PAIH Awards 2018 winners

Category "Investment potential" - EME Aero
The investment is carried out as part of a joint venture between two giants from the aviation sector, Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines. The planned investment assumes the construction of a plant conducting works in the field of maintenance and repairs (MRO) of aviation turbine engines type PW1000G.
Category "Impact on the employment market" - Wipasz
The most modern in Europe slaughter poultry. Wipasz roducts are exported to the market of Western Europe, Asia and Africa.
Category "Modern technologies" - TCL Corporate Research (Europe)
The company plans to create the global R&D centre that will work on development projects in the field of highly advanced artificial intelligence technologies.
Category "Best overall performance" - Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland
The total investment expenditures of the company in Poland have already exceeded 3 billion PLN and employment of 2 000 people. Toyota's investments in Poland have enabled attracting a multitude of sub-suppliers, thanks to which Poland is currently the fifth location in Europe in terms of Japanese production investments.
Category "Business environment institution" - Aviation Valley
The operation of the Aviation Valley allowed for the creation in southeastern Poland the recognizable around the world cluster associated with the aviation industry. Investments in the region are carried out by five of the world's largest manufacturers of aircraft engines: Pratt&Whitney, MTU, GE, Safran and Rolls-Royce, who have attracted dozens of sub-suppliers and cooperators to the region.
Category "Foreign expansion" - Adamed Pharma
The Adamed Group finalized the acquisition of the majority stake of Dat Vi Phu Pharmaceutical JSC, a leading private Vietnamese company that produces medicines for the local and adjacent markets. It will be the largest direct investment in Vietnam realized by the Polish company so far.
Category "Foreign expansion" - Astronika
Astronika is one of the leading Polish companies in the space sector. The last of the successes is the design and construction of the device, which became part of the unmanned lander sent by NASA to Mars, in May 2018, as part of the InSight mission. The InSight mission is aimed at geophysical research of the planet.
Category "Foreign expansion" - Ceramika Paradyż
Ceramika Paradyż is one of the largest Polish producers of ceramic tiles, employing over 1 600 people in five production plants and exporting its products to more than 45 countries around the world. Due to the contract, Canadian Eurcan Tile will be the main importer and distributor of Ceramika Paradyż tiles in Canada and the USA.
Category "Foreign expansion" - Cruz Group
Cruz Group focuses on the production of beverages from the category of innovative drinks / superfoods. Over 95% of Polish production goes to foreign markets. After 3 years of activity in the market, VIGO drink is present in 31 countries, when YOKO - in 28 countries. One of the first markets on which Cruz Group products were introduced was Hungary (including the support of PAIH Trade Office in Budapest).
Category "Foreign expansion" - Feerum
The company produces comprehensive drying and storage teams based on innovative solutions of its own R & D Centre. The products are appreciated by clients in 12 European and Asian countries, but Africa is the main direction of foreign operations of the company.
Category "Foreign expansion" - Grupa Pietrucha
The engineering products offered by the Pietrucha Group are widely used in 34 countries on 5 continents. Export activity stands for more than a half of the Group's activity.
Category "Foreign expansion" - LUG Light Factory
As part of cooperation with the city councils in Argentina in the coming years, LUG is to replace 50 000 street lighting, which will lead to a provincial savings of 18 million USD and ensure uninterrupted access to energy. The contract value is 20 million EUR. Argentina is the first step for LUG to expand into the South America region.
Category "Foreign expansion" - Nuadu
The edutech Nuadu is present on 8 markets, and in 2018 it recorded a 1350% increase in revenue. The company has a partnership agreements with leading providers of educational solutions, textbook publishers and distributors of learning aids.
Category "Foreign expansion" - Szynaka Meble
The multigenerational furniture company from Lubawa successfully conducts business in several dozen geographical areas of the world. Furniture manufactured by Grupa Szynaka is exported to over 50 countries.

Do you know that…

Poland in 23rd place globally for national brand value
The value of Poland’s "national brand" has grown 14 percent to 654 billion USD since last year, according to a global annual survey by consultancy firm Brand Finance. The country remains the 23rd most valuable national brand in the world, and the seventh in the European Union. The survey is based on data from the International Monetary Fund, the World Economic Forum in Davos and the fDI Intelligence foreign direct investment website. The study also takes in factors such as trade, investment potential and quality of life. More >>

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