Indian private sector considers Poland an investment destination: FICCI
Poland, a country that boasts of being the second-most attractive investment destination in Europe over the next three years, has invited Indian investments in Information & Communications Technology, food processing, aviation, engineering, textiles, logistics and other sectors.
At an interactive seminar on ‘Emerging business & investment opportunities’, Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Poland, Dariusz Bogdan said that Poland was the sixth biggest country in the European Union and its unique selling proposition was the 26.6 million of its population that is in its working age.
Also, with a strong export performance at 135 billion Euros in 2011, it was well-integrated with EU in terms of trade and foreign direct investments, he said.
Earlier, welcoming the gathering, FICCI’s Chairperson, A.P. State Council and Executive Director of Apollo Hospital, Sangita Reddy said that Indo-Polish relations were longstanding and that the country was already India’s largest trading partner in Central Europe. The Indian private sector considered Poland an investment destination, she said.
The seminar was the third of the road shows on ‘Doing business in Poland’, with the earlier ones held in New Delhi and Bangalore.
The visiting delegation comprises 14 members representing aviation, machinery and equipment and food processing sectors in Poland.
Others who spoke included Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Mumbai, Janusz Wach, Director, LUXUS, Anil Gupta, a representative of BGK, the 100 per cent State-owned Polish Development Bank, Agata Wilinska.