The Deputy Minister of Poland, Mr. Tomasz Tomczykiewicz is visiting Yerevan, Armenia with the business delegation on a business mission on July 19-22, 2012.
Within the framework of his visit, Armenian Development Agency organized Armenia-Poland Business Forum.
There were welcome speeches by the Deputy minister of Economy, Mr. A. Petrosyan, Deputy Minister of Poland, Mr. Tomasz Tomczykiewicz , General Director of ADA, Mr. R, Harutyunyan, president of Polish-Armenian Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Zbignev Szmurlo.
Armenian Development Agency gave a presentation on “Conditions to enter Armenian market, investment opportunities in Armenia”.
In his welcome speech, Mr. A Petrosyan noted that the business forum will give a big opportunity to do business in Armenia and Poland. The Deputy Minister of Poland expressed its gratitude for the reception and said that Armenia must be advertised in Poland as favorable country to invest. According to the General director of ADA, the Agency and the Ministry of Economy have willingness to promote the business development of the countries.
During the few days of visit, there will be individual business meetings, visits to the Chamber of Commerce of Armenia, Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen of Armenia, corresponding ministries as well as enterprises.
8 companies have arrived from Poland from different industrial sectors- international telecommunication, lamp industry and sale, consulting servicing, innovation solutions design, medical services, investments in free economic zone, textile industry, waste management-environment protection, construction materials, trade, wood processing-soft furniture.
The trade turnover between Armenia and Poland in 2011 made 20.5mln USD. The export made 926 thous. USD and import 19.5mln USD.
Main articles of export: rubber and articles thereof; aluminum and articles thereof; electrical machinery and equipment.
Main articles of import: pharmaceutical products; essential oils and resinoids, perfumery,cosmetics; paper and paperboard articles of paper; boilers , machinery and mechanical appliances.
Currently there are 12 companies operating in Armenia with Polish capital.