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FEEL THE OUTSOURCING BEAT OF THE HEART
OF EUROPE IN KATOWICE, POLAND
Piotr Uszok
Mayor, City of Katowice
Jolanta Jaworska
Government Programs Director, IBM Polska & Baltics
POLAND AS A LEADER OF BUSINESS SERVICES IN CENTRAL &
EASTERN EUROPE( CEE)
POLAND VALUE PROPOSITION
Attractive labor market
 young, well-educated workforce
 ca 11% of university students in the EU
 453 universities & high education schools
 language proficiency
 increasing labour productivity
1000 km radius
250 m people
Location & economic fundamentals
 strategic location in continental Europe
 part of trans-European transportation corridor
 cultural affinity, time zone proximity
 stable economic situation
 rapidly growing internal market
Appealing investment incentives
 tax exemptions in 14 Special Economic Zones
 local tax reliefs
 government and EU grants
2000 km radius
550 m people
POLAND - KEY FACTS
Area:
312 700 sq km – 6th in European Union
Population:
38,5 million – 6th in European Union
Currency:
Polish Zloty (1 USD ~ 3.0 PLN, 1 EUR ~ 4.2 PLN)
GDP:
USD 802 billion (PPP, 2012) – IMF
USD 840 billion (PPP, 2013) – IMF estimates
GDP
per capita:
USD 21,310 (PPP, 2012) – IMF
USD 22,373 (PPP, 2013) – IMF estimates
GDP growth:
1.6% (2009), 3.9% (2010), 4.5% (2011), 1.9% (2012),
1.6% (2013), 2.9% (2014, forecast), 3.1% ( 2015, forecast)
Membership:
EU, NATO, OECD, WTO, Schengen Zone
Poland – outsourcing leader in CEE region
Poland in CEE
10 out of 23
No. of biggest offshoring
destinations in CEE which
are located in Poland
400 out of 1,000
No. of BPO/ITO, SSC
and R&D centres in CEE
which are located in Poland
Source: ABSL self-study based on McKinsey and ABSL data
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE OF SUPPORTED COMPANIES
GEOGRAPHICAL RANGE OF SERVICES
MAIN BUSINESS SERVICE LOCATIONS
THE NUMBER OF CENTRES WITH FOREIGN CAPITAL,
EMPLOYMENT AND ITS CHANGES
OUTSOURCING IN KATOWICE & SILESIA METROPOLIS
Katowice & Silesia
 service centers with foreign capital: 39 ( 56)
 employment: about 12 000* (end 2013)
KATOWICE – LOCATION FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Short distance to main European cities
KATOWICE – TALENT & POTENTIAL
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2 M people in Silesia Metropolis
4,6 M people in Silesian region
9 M people in the range of 50 miles
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160,000 students in the region
including 115,000 in Silesia Metropolis
excellent language skills
KATOWICE – QUALITY OF LIFE AND BUSINESS
„...THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF CULTURE”
„...THE BEST CITY IN POLAND TO LIVE IN...”
GREEN CITY
THE CITY OF GREAT EVENTS
MODERN OFFICE SPACE
INCENTIVES FOR INVESTORS
EU FUNDS 2014-2020 - POLISH Operational Programs 100 BLN EURO
Designed to development regions of the EU by
supporting initial investment projects in material and
non material assets relating to:
 setting up of a new establishment
 extension of an existing establishment
 diversification of output of an establishment into
new, additional products
 a fundamental change in the overall production
process
Calculated either with reference to material and
immaterial investment costs of initial investment
project or to estimated wage costs for jobs directly
created by the investment project
Admissible only in select regions where GDP per capita is lower than 75 % of the EU average
KATOWICE, POLAND’S STRONG “VALUE PROPOSITION”
Nearshore advantage with Western Europe as client
Growing complexity of business processes
Strong economic fundamentals & best living conditions
High number of Talents
THANK YOU
www.invest.katowice.eu