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Katowice mentioned in foreign direct investment ranking

February 26, 2016 Katowice the City 0

Katowice was mentioned again for its FDI strategy by fDi Magazine – a Financial Times publication. In a study of the most promising investment locations in Europe, the city was ranked among top ten large European cities with the best strategy dedicated to foreign investors.

As in previous rankings, this year’s edition of the report – called European Cities and Regions of the Future 2016/17 – evaluated cities potential within …

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Government plans to implement Silesia 2.0

July 3, 2015 Katowice the City 0

Poland’s government, at its first ever session outside Warsaw, approved a multi-billion-euro plan on Tuesday to stimulate the Upper Silesia region’s industry and job market.

The „Silesia 2.0” plan calls, among others things, for tax exemptions for industries using coal and loans for modernizing Ukraine’s coal-based power plants, with the aim of increasing demand for Polish coal. There is also funding …

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Katowice was valued again for its FDI strategy

February 16, 2015 Katowice the City 0

Katowice was ranked second for the FDI Strategy category in the fDi’s Polish Cities of the Future 2015/16 report prepared by fDi Magazine. Also, the City was seventh in the overall ranking.

According to the fDi Magazine, the Katowice City Hall has nine dedicated employees working in its strategic investors assistance department, in addition to staff working to attract investment at Katowice Special …

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Katowice still the best in FDI strategy in Eastern Europe

February 17, 2014 Katowice the City 0

fDi Magazine released the “European Cities and Regions of the Future 2014/15” report and announced winners in several categories. Katowice was ranked second place in the FDI strategy from amongst all large European cities. The magazine also crowned Katowice as the top Eastern European city within this category.

Katowice was the highest ranking …