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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: POLAND

Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlights from CanadianManufacturing.com outline key data on the top 21 global export markets.



The biggest opportunities for Canadian companies include key growth sectors, such as: machinery and equipment, construction materials, food processing equipment

GDP: $721.3B (2010 est.)

GDP growth: 3.8% (2010 est.)

GDP per capita: $18,000 (2010 est.)

Population: 38,441,588 (July 2011 est.)

Labour force: 1.485 million (2010 est.)

Products: potatoes, fruits, vegetables, wheat; poultry, eggs, pork, dairy

Industry: construction, brewing, cement and other construction materials, sugar milling

Exports: $162.3 billion (2010 est.)

Export Markets : machinery and transport equipment, intermediate manufactured goods, miscellaneous manufactured goods, food and live animals

Export partners: Germany (26.9%), France (7.1%), U.K. (6.4%), Italy (6.3%), Czech Republic (6.2%), Netherlands (4.3%), Russia (4.1%)

Trade activity with Canada:

Exports to Poland: $169.4M

Major exports to Poland: machinery and equipment ($57.8M), vehicles ($32.9M), chemicals ($15.9M), base metals ($15.8M)

Imports from Poland: $991.5M

Major imports: foodstuffs (447.6M), chemicals ($20.1M), skins and leathers ($50.1M), precious stones and metals ($197.1M), machinery ($430.1M), miscellaneous manufactured goods ($89.2M)

Trade Commissioner
Mr. Arkadiusz Wysocki
The Embassy of Canada to Poland / Ambassade du Canada en Pologne
ul. Matejki 1/5 , Warsaw, 00-481, Poland
(011-48-22) 584-3360 Fax: (011-48-22) 584-3195
wsaw-td@international.gc.ca

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Sources: Export Development Canada , Statistics Canada and The CIA World Factbook

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