Presentation on theme: "LOWER SILESIA. www.dolnyslask.pl (LOWER SILSIA) Helsinki Sztokholm Tallin Ryga Moskwa Oslo Dublin Amsterdam KopenhagaWilno Mińsk BerlinLondyn DOLNY ŚLĄSK."— Presentation transcript:
Helsinki Sztokholm Tallin Ryga Moskwa Oslo Dublin Amsterdam KopenhagaWilno Mińsk BerlinLondyn DOLNY ŚLĄSK Kijów Bruksela Praga Paryż Wiedeń Lizbona Madryt Rzym Stambuł Ateny 350 km 500 km 650 km 900 km 1300 km 1900 km 2300 km 2600 km Budapeszt
AREA km2 (6,4 % of Poland’s total area Population (updated: 31 XII 2010): 2877,8 thousand (7,5 % of population of Poland Region: 169 municipalities 29 poviats Share in national GDP– 8,2% (2009) GDP dynamics in the region 6,8% (2009) GDP per 1 citizen in Poland 35,2 thousand PLN EUR) GDP per 1 citizen in Lower Silesia 38,4 thousand PLN 9319 EUR) Ranked second in Poland Unemployment rate (February 2012) : 13,6% (country average 13,5%) Economic entities (February 2012) : 327,1 thousand (including foreign capital- 6,7 thousand)
INDUSTRY Mining and extraction (lignite, copper, rock raw materials) Production of automobiles Production of electric devices Production of machines and components SERVICES Trade Transport and logistics Finance services and insurance ICT Housing market services
3,5% exports – to China biggest exporters to China from Lower Silesia: Faurecia Wałbrzych – metal components of automobile seats KGHM Polska Miedź S.A Lubin – copper PM Poland Jelenia Góra – designing and constructing machines for paper production 10,8% import – from China
41% of Polish exports to China come from Lower Silesia’s enterprises! (Lower Silesia)
4% of companies with foreign capital in the region comes from Asian countries presence of companies with Chinese capital (12 economic entities)
high level of education and good conditions for foreign students, over 2 thousand foreign students obtain education in Lower Silesia’s Institutes of Higher Education (1,2% of all students), their biggest share is obtaining educated at the University of Wrocław, Medical Academy, and Wrocław University of Technology cooperation of universities in Lower Silesia and China – partnership agreements students from China are already present at Lower Silesia’s Institutes of Confucius Institute at the Wrocław University was officially open in December The institute organizes chinese language courses, film viewings and cultural evenings.
comfortable connection with the west (A4 highway) broad offer of the Wrocław airport after its expansion – new flight destinations, direct connections with key airports in Europe
Institutes of Higher Education: 38 Institutes of higher education 166 thousand students Around 40 thousand graduates a year Human capital on the labor market: 1,2 mln employed 28% employed with higher education 28% employed with secondary and vocational education
future infrastructural investments in the region– possibility to cooperate for companies from the construction and energy sector: roads solutions supporting the use of renewable sources of energy (photovoltaics, biogas plants, hydro power, waste management)
Lower Silesia’s institutes of higher education open for cooperation with regard to exchange of students/PhD students as well as cooperation with regard to R&D activity.
Learning Chinese at schools and an offer of language courses Learning about traditions, customs and cuisine The concept of a Chinese Garden in Wrocław – joint project of Polish and Chinese architects prepared at the Wrocław University of Technology Fryderyk Chopin Music Festival in Duszniki Zdrój