PMR Online access    |   tel. +48 12 340 51 00    |   E-mail: info@pmrcorporate.com
 


 

Investments in SEZ up by 85% y-o-y in H1


2011-07-01



The combined value of new investment projects attracted by Poland’s 14 special economic zones (SEZ) in the first half of 2011 soared by over 80% compared with the same period a year ago, thanks largely to a surge in average project size, according to a survey by Rzeczpospolita.

The zones approved 83 new projects in the six months to June, up from 81 in H1 2010. Their total value reached PLN 3.3bn (approx. €828m), an increase of 85% compared with a year earlier and 80% of the figure for 2010 as a whole. At the same time, the aggregate number of jobs to be created by the new investments, at 3,800, is nearly 1,000 lower than a year earlier, though it should be remembered that more than half of all new jobs announced in H1 2010 – over 2,500 – were in the Walbrzych zone. In fact, in most zones new-job figures are better than last year.

The Kostrzyn-Slubice zone attracted the biggest investments in H1, worth PLN 890.7m (€223.4m), followed by Katowice (PLN 450m or €113m), Tarnobrzeg (PLN 408.5m or €102.4m), Walbrzych (PLN 404.6m or €101.5m), and Lodz (PLN 315m or €79m). At the other extreme, the Krakow Technology Park had only two projects worth PLN 1.8m (€0.45m).

In terms of job creation, the Legnica zone tops the list with 1,129 new jobs attracted in H1, followed by Katowice (around 500), Kostrzyn-Slubice and Tarnobrzeg (about 400).



Browse and search in our archive »


subscribe to PMR RSS NEWS channelsSubscribe to PMR RSS NEWS channels »




Free monthly e-letter containing latest news, analyses and business information on economic situation in Poland, Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan.
Relevant news
 

Useful links         Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2018 PMR. All rights reserved.

PMR is a British-American company providing market information, advice and services to international businesses interested in Central and Eastern Europe as well as other emerging markets. PMR key areas of operation include business publications (through PMR Publications), consultancy (through PMR Consulting) and market research (through PMR Research). With over fourteen years of experience, high international standards in projects and publications, highly skilled multilingual staff and a wide network of co-operating research companies and market experts, PMR is one of the largest companies of its type in the region.