Poland's export sales of agri-food products rose by 7 percent year on year, despite the pandemic, the agriculture minister has said.
Exports of Polish agricultural and food products rose by 7 percent year on year in 2020, according to a state-owned agricultural agency.
Poland has become a European leader in the production of lithium-ion batteries, with exports booming despite the pandemic.
Revenue from agri-food exports hit a record high in 2020 of EUR 34 billion, EUR 2 billion more than a year earlier, the agriculture minister has said.
Poland's foreign trade surplus grew 10-fold in 2020, the Ministry of Development, Labour and Technology wrote in a commentary following the release of the latest data on Polish exports.
The Polish economy is in seventh place globally when it comes to export development prospects, according to a report by the Polish Economic Institute.
Poland's exports in December 2020 grew by 9.9 percent year on year, according to a forecast by economists from the Polish Chamber of Commerce (KIG).
Poland's foreign trade surplus totalled EUR 11.4 billion at the end of November 2020, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced on Friday.
Poland's agricultural and food exports increased by 7 percent year on year after the first ten months of 2020 to EUR 28.3 billion, according to a national agriculture support centre.
Data from the Polish Economic Institute shows that Poland is the third biggest producer of Christmas tree decorations in the world with exports to 71 countries on all continents last year reaching EUR 80.4 million.