Special Economic Zones: increasing Poland’s investment attractiveness
2014 marks the 20th anniversary of adopting the law on special economic zones. Even after all those years, special economic zones remain one of the key tools of increasing Poland’s investment attractiveness and ensuring further development of the economy in the age of globalization.
Press market in Poland – a shift from print to Internet
Poland’s printed press market seems to be in permanent crisis. In the first nine months of 2014 almost all nationwide dailies recorded year-on-year (y/y) declines in average total sales. Even tabloids suffered, despite being usually immune to market declines.
TV and TV ad market
Polish TV ad market posted 6.3% y/y growth in the first three quarters of 2014. Taking into account all advertising forms, the value of the market amounted to PLN 2.661 bln, media house Starlink said in a report in early November.
Polish M&A Market is the biggest in the region
The total value of M&A transactions in the Central and South-Eastern Europe (CSEE) region amounted to USD 18.5 bln in the first half of 2014, an increase of over one third compared to the corresponding period of 2013.