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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: POLAND

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

October 30, 2012  by Staff

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

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

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