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New foreign investment projects worth 368,5 million euro

PR dla Zagranicy
Veronika Joy 09.04.2013 11:00
The Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency has revealed that since the beginning of 2013, it has managed to nail down 11 new investments worth a total of 368,5 million euro.
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The Polish Press Agency (PAP) also reported that these 11 projects will bring in over 4,000 new jobs to the Polish economy.

The biggest project is the 120 million euro Korczowa Logistics Park. The Polish and Belgian investment is planned to accommodate logistics/distribution activities at a site which will be strategically located two kilometers away from the Ukraine border, in south east Poland. The 70 hectares park will be responsible for generating at least 1,000 new jobs.

Another important project in the lower Silesia region will be a new factory of Rhodia, from the group Solvay, that will make Silicon dioxide known as silica. This chemical compound will be used to manufacture tires among other materials. The plan will be to invest 75 million euros in the specialised process.

Currently, the governmental agency has brought in a total of 157 different foreign investments worth around 3.7 billion euro, creating around 28,800 jobs. The country that has had the most projects realized (and ongoing) is the United States with 42 projects worth 618 billion euros and 8,410 new jobs. Germany, China, Britain and Switzerland are also among recent investors. (vj/nh)

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