Poland's exports in January-April 2019 grew by 3 percent year-on-year to EUR 74.6 billion, the European Union's statistics office, Eurostat, reported on Tuesday.
Exports of automative parts and accessories were worth a record 12.19 billion euros in 2018, 7.64 percent more than the previous year. Over 90 percent of these were sent to other countries in the EU, with Germany in the lead.
Thailand is an interesting and business-friendly market for Polish exports and investment, but it needs to be approached with engagement and a concrete vision, taking into account local conditions, Norbert Bąk, the head of PAIH Bangkok, has told PAP.
In January this year Polish exports grew faster than imports for the first time since May 2018, Entrepreneurship and Technology Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz said on Tuesday commenting data released earlier by the Central Statistical Office (GUS).
The value of agri-food exports in 2018 reached an unprecedented level of EUR 29.3 bln, which was 5.5 percent higher than in 2017, the National Support Centre for Agricultural (KOWR) announced.
Poland's exports increased by 2.0 percent year on year and fell by 20.3 percent month on month in December 2018, Piotr Soroczyński, the chief economist with the Polish Chamber of Commerce (KIG), said on Monday.
The Polish Association of Beef Cattle Breeders' president, Jerzy Wierzbicki, has told PAP that Poland exports 80 percent of its beef products and that exports are vital to the industry's profitability.
Figures for last year show food exports on the rise and with meat in the vanguard.
Last year furniture exports reached 10.95 billion EURO, boosting Poland from 4th to 3rd place in the ranking of leading global furniture exporters.
Poland's exports increased by 4.3 percent year on year and fell 3.2 percent month on month in November 2018, Piotr Soroczyński, the chief economist with the Polish Chamber of Commerce (KIG), said on Tuesday.