Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH)
PAIH supports both the international expansion of Polish business and the inflow of foreign direct investment into Poland; it also aims at boosting Polish exports. The Agency cooperates with representatives of the most important sectors for the Polish economy as to the international expansion in general.
PAIH assists investors with administrative and legal procedures related to specific projects as well as in developing legal solutions, finding a suitable location, reliable partners and suppliers.
PAIH has established an international network of support, which provides Polish businesses abroad with direct assistance.
PAIH’s Foreign Trade Offices comprise of several offices creating a global network, which is constantly expanding, and designed to provide support for Polish exporters and for international investors looking for new opportunities. The staff has been trained to help foreign investors and guide them through the process of setting up business in Poland.
Areas of export support
The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) tailors its services to the individual needs of clients and partners.
Are you looking for business partners in a particular industry in Poland? PAIH provides entrepreneurs with a list of possible Polish business partners, whose reliability has been verified by the experts. You’re offered security in business relations.
Do you want to know more about a particular market? PAIH arranges B2B sessions tailored to your needs; you can benefit from the PAIH’s insight into the local business and our network of contacts.
Do you need any support for your investment project in Poland? PAIH identifies possible support sources and provides information on the principles of public aid (tax relief, IP Box, government grants). You’re given the knowledge as well as guidance in dealing with relevant authorities.
Additionally, PAIH rents conference rooms for training, business meetings, conferences, cultural and marketing events. The conference centre is located in Bagatela 12 St.
The second area of PAIH’s activities is to promote Poland as an attractive place for investments and to provide investors with support in the implementation of projects in our country. This support includes, in particular, advice on locations, providing information on investment incentives, support in the search for potential business partners or in contacts with the local or central administration, as well as post-investment care. PAIH supports direct initiatives: construction of factories or BSS service centres.
PAIH is also the entity responsible for running one of the paths of the Poland. Business Harbour program, which since 2020 offers entrepreneurs from the IT sector from Belarus, and later also from five other EU Member States, the possibility of relocation to Poland. The Agency is also the operator of the Government grant program. One of the tools used in location consulting is our land database, updated on an ongoing basis, which contains over 1200 site offers.
So far, with PAIH’s help, over 1,000 investment projects have been implemented in Poland, with a total value of EUR 30 billion. When supporting investments, the Agency cooperates with over 150 agencies and our experts all speak at least one of eleven different languages that we can operate in. PAIH has been providing professional advice to investors for 25 years.
Thus, the Polish Investment and Trade Agency is a one stop shop, i.e. an entity providing comprehensive services for investors. Contact the Agency to check what range of services it can offer your company.