Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw, especially its city centre (Sródmiescie), is home not only to many national institutions and government agencies, but also to many domestic and international companies. Warsaw’s ever-growing business community has been noticed globally, regionally, and nationally. MasterCard Emerging Market Index has noted Warsaw’s economic strength and commercial center. Moreover, Warsaw was ranked as the 7th greatest emerging market. Warsaw leads the region of Central Europe in foreign investment . It also has one of the fastest growing economies, with GDP growth at 6.5 percent. The number of state-owned enterprises continues to decrease while the number of companies operating with foreign capital is on the rise, reflecting the continued shift towards a modern market-based economy. The largest foreign investors are Coca-Cola Amatil and Metro AG. Warsaw has the biggest concentration of electronics and high-tech industry in Poland, while the growing consumer market perfectly fosters the development of the food-processing industry