The business services sector is one of the driving forces behind the Polish economy, Jaroslaw Gwin, Deputy Prime Minister, President of MRPiT said on Tuesday. He added that despite the epidemic, it is one of those industries that are developing intensively.
As Minister for Development, Labor and Technology Jaroslaw Guen noted during Tuesday’s conference on the signing of a strategic cooperation agreement between the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) and the Association of Business Service Leaders (ABSL), “All activities are increasing Poland’s competitiveness in the international arena is an excellent investment in the future of the economy.” Polish”.
“The business services sector is one of the driving forces behind the Polish economy; this sector also helps in stabilizing the Polish economy,” Gwin said.
He added that the purpose of the signed agreement is to ensure optimal conditions for the development of this sector, which will also contribute to Poland’s competitiveness in the international arena.
Gwen noted that the modern business services sector is one of the sectors that is still developing intensively despite the global pandemic and the uncertain macroeconomic situation in the world. “In Poland, which is one of the most attractive places for locating investments and providing business services, it can also be seen” – he noted. He pointed out that this was confirmed by the latest data contained in the report prepared by ABSL.
The ABSL report “Modern Business Services Sector in Poland 2021” shows that in 2020 and in the first quarter of 2021, 74 new service centers were established in Poland. American investors had the largest share of creating new positions in this period (32.4%), followed by Polish companies (17.6%) in terms of the number of new investments. In the following centers came investors from Germany, Great Britain, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, France and Spain, who opened more than one center.
As reported, of the 1,602 business service centers currently operating in Poland, 1,078 are for foreign companies. More than 355,000 people work in the sector. Persons. The sector is currently responsible for more than 3.5 percent. The GDP of Poland, and the value of services exports at the level of 22.9 billion US dollars. (+10% year-over-year increase) – Announced.
Under the strategic cooperation agreement, PAIH and ABSL will cooperate in order to attract new foreign investments in the field of modern business services that allow the creation of new jobs and support the development of corporate exports from the modern business services sector. . The Ministry of Development, Labor and Technology sponsored these activities.