President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday that large investments contributed to Poland's development. Duda made the statement on the construction site of the S-61 Via Baltica expressway in central Poland.
The Funds and Regional Policy Ministry signed 3,789 contracts for EU co-financing worth PLN 12 billion (EUR 2.8 billion) over the first 100 days of the Mateusz Morawiecki government, the ministry reported on Saturday.
The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) has serviced over 20 investment projects of French companies in the last five years, thanks to which nearly 5,000 jobs are expected to be created, PAIH Director Jan Kamoji-Czapiński has told PAP.
The value of Polish investments that were co-funded by EU money in the bloc's 2014-2020 budget reached PLN 450 bln (EUR 106 bln) as of the end of 2019, the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy reported on Thursday.
Representatives of Polish and Japanese business circles will meet in Tokyo on Tuesday to discuss cooperation in direct investment, innovations in the power sector and the implementation of large infrastructural projects.
Poland enjoyed a robust growth in the value of foreign investments (FDI) serviced by the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) in 2019.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki will pay a visit to Tokyo on Monday and Tuesday where he will meet Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, the imperial couple, businesspeople and the Polish diaspora.
In recent months, the European Investment Bank has signed deals with two Polish leasing companies that will direct funds to companies owned or run by women.
Domestic and foreign companies invested in 2019 over PLN 1.7 billion (EUR 400 million) in two special economic zones managed by the Industrial Development Agency (ARP). Companies declared some 900 new jobs.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki, attending an economic congress in Berlin on Wednesday, said Poland hopes to attract as many innovative projects as possible, especially greenfield projects.