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Business in Poland. Polish Foreign Trade



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Syllabus of the Subject

Invest in Poland (largest Central European market) Warsaw. Polish Economy

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Poland (EU)
  2. Polish Economy.
    1. Key sectors of the Polish economy
  3. Business in Warsaw
  4. Polish Foreign Trade
    1. International economic relations of Poland
  5. Invest (FDI) in Poland
  6. Case Study: The company Mota-Engil Polska
  7. Access to the Polish Market
  8. Business Plan for Poland

North Sea-Baltic Transport Corridor (Finland Belgium)


The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in Poland” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Polish Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To identify business opportunities in the Polish Market
  3. To analyze the trade relations of Poland with the student's country
  4. To know the Polish trade agreements as a member of the EU
  5. To develop a business plan for the Polish Market

E-learning Course Master, International Business

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Poland” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate: World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

EU, Masters, International Business Trade Masters adapted to Polish Students.

EENI in Polish Magisterskie Handel zagraniczny.

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English + Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Polonia Study Doctorate in International Business in French Pologne Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Polonia.

  1. Credits of the Subject “Doing Business in Poland”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

Foreign Trade and Business in the EU Countries

International Trade and Business in Poland

Trans-European Transport Corridors

Transport Corridors related to Poland
  1. North Sea-Baltic Corridor (Finland, Belgium)
  2. Baltic-Adriatic Corridor (Poland, Slovenia)
  3. Pan-European Corridor II (Russia-Germany)
  4. Access to the
    1. Trans-Siberian Railway (Russia, Mongolia, China, North Korea)
    2. Pan-European Corridor IX
    3. Eurasian Land Transport Initiative

EU International Relations

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Polish Preferential Access and Trade Agreements:

European Single Market

  1. Poland and the European Economic Area
  2. The EU
    1. European Customs Union
    2. European Single Market
    3. The EU Services Directive
    4. European Digital Single Market
    5. As a member of the EU, Poland is a beneficiary of the EU Free trade agreements
  3. Council of the Baltic Sea States
  4. Central European Initiative
  5. Regional Cooperation Council
  6. Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (observer country)

Sample:
Baltic-Adriatic Transport Corridor (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Italy, Slovenia)

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on Sanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention
  3. Convention Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods
  4. Organization for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD)
  5. COTIF Convention
  6. BIC (Containers)
  7. Chicago Convention (ICAO)
  8. IMO
    1. Convention for Safe Containers
    2. Istanbul Convention
  9. Customs Convention on Containers
  10. CMR Convention
  11. Rotterdam Rules (Sea)
  12. CIM & CIT Rules (Rail)
  13. IRU
    1. TIR Convention
    2. Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport

The EU and Their Institutions

European Organizations:

  1. The EU
    1. ECB
    2. EIB
    3. Group of States of the European Council Convention against Corruption
  2. UNECE
  3. OSCE

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. WTO
  2. WB
  3. Asia-Europe Meeting
  4. OECD
    1. OECD anti-corruption measures
  5. IMF
  6. UN

  1. The Republic of Poland (Europe) has a population of 38.5 million people (34th largest in the world)
  2. Borders of Poland: Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany
  3. Polish Capital: Warsaw
  4. Official Language of Poland: Polish
  5. Polish Area: 312,685 km²
  6. Polish Government: Parliamentary Republic

Religion in Poland: Catholicism (Christianity).

Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Poland belongs to the European Economic Area.


Polish Economy.

  1. Poland is the largest market in Central Europe and the eighth largest European market
  2. An important privatization and economic liberalization process (1990s)
  3. Polish Nominal GDP: 531.76 thousand million dollars.
    1. Agriculture: 4.6%
    2. Industry: 28.1%
    3. Services: 67.3%
  4. GDP per capita of Poland: 26.402 dollars
  5. The main Polish products are machines, shipbuilding, iron and steel, coal, chemical products, beverages, foods, glass, textile
  6. Polish Currency: Zloty
  7. Headquarters of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex): Warsaw (Poland)

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Polish Foreign Trade

  1. The Republic of Poland has an important domestic market and a strategic location for Export products for the European market
  2. Top Polish exports destinations are Germany, Italy, France, the UK, the Czech Republic, Russia, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Sweden, and Hungary
  3. Main Polish exports: transport equipment, semi-manufactured products and foods
  4. Main origins of Polish imports: Germany, Russia, Italy, France, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, the UK, Belgium, South Korea
  5. Headquarters of the Organization for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD)

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