Exporting guide to Poland
Stable, growing economy
The Polish economy has expanded consistently since 2014, with 5.1% growth achieved in 2018 and 4.0% predicted in 2019 (IMF, 2019). With inflation and unemployment low at 3.8% and 1.6% respectively in 2018 (IMF, 2018), the spending power of Polish consumers should continue to increase to the benefit of UK exporters.
Popularity of UK goods and services
Poland is a market that offers a wide range of opportunities for UK businesses. In the year to June 2019, the total UK exports to Poland amounted to £8.2 billion, an increase of 8.1% or £610 million compared to the previous year. Opportunities are particularly available for UK companies that specialise in the fields of financial services, energy, infrastructure and technology.
Located at the crossroads of European trade and transport routes, Poland is an good entry point for UK companies to other Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries as well as emerging markets further east.