Parcel to Poland
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Postage Planet is on-hand to make parcel delivery to Poland as easy and affordable as possible. Whether you sending Ebay, Amazon or Etsy items to Krakow, Warsaw or even Poznan you can count on Postage Planet to get you cheap parcel delivery to Poland with a truly reliable service.
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Prohibitions and restrictions vary from country to country, and can sometimes apply to items which you may think are ordinary. The information below is provided in good faith, but Postage Planet is not responsible for it, and it should be viewed as a guide only. Specific restrictions and changes may be enforced at short notice, so for clarification please contact the destination country's trade, postal, and customs authorities as appropriate.
Prohibited from import in Poland
• Meat and milk and any items thereof from non-EU countries with the exception of limited amounts from Andorra, Croatia, the Faeroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and small amounts of specific products from other countries
• Protected species and products thereof as listed by the CITES (Washington Convention) for example ivory, tortoise shell, coral, reptile skin, wood from Amazonian forests.
For more information on importing goods into Poland;
Poland export overview
Poland is the largest of the newer European Union (EU) member states. It has been one of the fastest developing countries in the EU in recent years. In 2014 its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 3.3%, well above the EU average.
The largest UK investors in Poland include Tesco Plc, Glaxo SmithKline, AVIVA Plc, BP, Shell Overseas Holdings Ltd, HSBC, BUPA and Unilever.
Benefits for UK businesses exporting to Poland include:
· huge domestic market with over 38 million consumers
· English increasingly spoken, particularly by the younger generation
· strong, dynamic economy
· gateway to emerging markets of eastern Europe
· over 300 flights a week between UK and Poland
Strengths of the Polish market include:
· strategic location
· 105.8 billion Euro of EU funds will be allocated to Poland between 2014 and 2020
· young, well-educated workforce
· vast experience in trade with eastern Europe
· investment incentives in Special Economic Zones (SEZ), business and technology parks
· availability of foreign lawyers, accountants and consultants in Poland to help foreign investors
Poland’s retail sector market is highly competitive, but there is huge potential for new UK entrants. Poland has the largest retail market in the CEE region. It has:
· a growing middle class
· increasingly sophisticated consumers looking for new, high quality products
· opening stores in new and existing shopping malls
· online retail
· the potential for growth in mobile (M) commerce
· innovative solutions such as mobile payments solutions for retail
· warehousing, especially for e-commerce
· premium UK food products