Poland

Eastern Europe booming six months before EU enlargement

With European Union enlargement six months away, the former communist states of eastern and central Europe set to join the bloc are in an economic boom that contrasts sharply with the slump of their western neighbors. Poland, the largest economy in eastern Europe, is experiencing a “renewal of growth driven by a rise in exports,” …

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Polish Cuisine

Polish cuisine is mix of influences: Russian, German, Italian, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, and Jewish traditions have left their mark. The blending of this diversity with traditional favorites results in a menu that is varied and delicious. All the food groups are represented, with a little something from each group in every dish. Polish food ranges from …

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Eastern Europe’s World-Class Brainpower

The region is luring foreign R&D investment not just with low costs but with quality scientists and technicians At a trade show on mobile-phone technology in Cannes, France, last February, Finland’s Nokia showed off what the next generation of wireless systems might do using its “all-IP architecture.” That’s a sophisticated body of software that could …

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Poland creating favorable Foreign Direct Investment conditions

Poland is a democratic, politically stable country in Central Europe, populated by about 38.6 million people. Privatization of economic activity is the key issue in the process of economic transformation in Poland. The most important of these was the opening of possibilities to establish new private enterprises, both domestic and foreign. The second path was …

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