Automotive industry in Poland

According to EMIS, Polish automotive industry accounts for 2% of total automotive production in the EU. In 2015 the value of Polish production in this sector amounted to PLN 124.6 billion (increase of 10.4% y/y), what represents 660.6 thousand vehicles (increase of 11.3% y/y). This is the third consecutive year of the growth, but the production is still approx. 200 thousand vehicles per year lower than before the crisis of 2008. The automotive sector is responsible for almost 10% of the Poland’s GDP and 15% of the total exports (EUR 25 billion in export production). In 2014 the sector employed about 167 thousand people which accounts for 9% of the workforce employed in manufacturing industries in Poland.