Poland

In-depth country-focused analysis on Poland's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Poland's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Poland, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Poland's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Poland before your competitors.

Poland Country Risk

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Core Views The export-driven recovery we have anticipated in Poland is now in motion, and we are now turning increasingly positive towards the country's domestic demand outlook. We expect a robust...

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Poland Industry Coverage (24)

Agribusiness

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BMI View:   The livestock segment is in the middle of a mini crisis as pork producers suffer the effects of restrictions on their produce imposed by Russia, China and several other important...

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Autos

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In 2014, BMI forecasts total vehicle sales in Poland to increase 13.1%, to some 399,466 units. This comes on the back of a forecasted 16% increase in passenger car sales and 0.2% decrease in the...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Consumer Electronics

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BMI View:   Our positive outlook for the Poland consumer electronics market is based on rising household purchasing power, supported by a combination of low inflation and employment growth...

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Defence & Security

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BMI View:   Since joining NATO, Poland's military rise has been slow, yet steady as the country seeks to achieve NATO interoperability capabilities. BMI thinks that Poland's current efforts...

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Food & Drink

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We hold a positive outlook on the Polish consumer over the next few years, after several years of sluggish growth. We expect real GDP growth of 2.8% in 2014 and 3.1% in 2015, which will be fuelled by...

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Freight Transport

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2.8% GDP Growth Expected This Year BMI remains fundamentally positive about the Polish economy, although a little below consensus in our growth forecasts. Underpinning this is our view that...

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Information Technology

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BMI View:   W e see Poland as one of the most attractive IT markets in the region over the medium term based on its untapped potential amid ongoing technology trends and are becoming...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View :   BMI has upgraded its outlook for 2014 as market data shows stronger recovery, in particular from the residential sector. New tranche of EU funding with details about financing...

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Insurance

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BMI View : Poland continues to be the most important market in Central and Eastern Europe. While growth in premiums in 2014 is expected to come in relatively flat many of the amjor insurance...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View: The Polish medical device market is expected to grow by a CAGR of 7.7 % over the 2013-2018 period, due to the strengthening of the economy, and subsequently, medical...

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Metals

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The economic recovery in Poland continues to gather momentum, with leading and coincident indicators - particularly retail sales and wage growth - pointing towards improvements in domestic demand in...

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Mining

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BMI View:   Growth in the Polish mining sector will be modest and predominantly driven by increased coal output. Copper output will struggle as falling copper ore grades and weak prices are set...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View:   W hile Poland could see first commercial shale gas production in 2014-2015, we remain cautiously optimistic with regard to the country 's shale gas production.   Given t he need...

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Petrochemicals

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The Polish petrochemicals industry continues to face a challenging domestic market and a slow recovery in external markets, which have combined to depress output growth of basic polymers, according...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Poland ' s pharmaceutical market is the second largest in Central and Eastern Euro pe. Integration with the EU has created greater opportunities for foreign firms in the...

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Power

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BMI View: Our forecasts for Poland's broader economy and - by extension - the country's power sector remain muted . However, the outlook for both is improving , underpinning our forecasts for...

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Real Estate

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BMI View: Steady macroeconomic growth has provided substantial growth and investment activity in the commercial real estate sector in 2014. This is likely to carry on in 2015 as wider economic...

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Renewables

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BMI View: Since the Polish government approved the renewable energy sources (RES) law in April 2014, there has been relatively little activity in the Polish renewables sector. This is something...

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Retail

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BMI View:   Poland remains the most in demand retail market in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region. BMI expects the Polish retail market to continue maturing over our forecast...

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Shipping

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BMI remains fundamentally positive about the Polish economy, although a little below consensus in our growth forecasts. Underpinning this is our view that domestic consumption will remain strong,...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: Poland is one of the largest telecoms markets in C entral and E astern E urope , with vibrant competition across all market segments. This has benefited consumers through service...

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Tourism

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BMI View: The ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine will substantially affect our forecasts over the next year or so, as Ukraine is traditionally one of the largest source markets for...

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Water

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BMI View: Despite a limited number of natural water resources, Poland is putting an impressive amount of energy into developing its water sector. Much of this development is an attempt to comply...

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