The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (formerly Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency)
Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) works to increase the inflow of investments to Poland and the outflow of Polish FDI. It also does it best to intensify the Polish exports. Supporting entrepreneurs, the Agency assists in overcoming administrative and legal procedures related to specific projects as well as helps to develop legal solutions, find a suitable location, reliable partners and suppliers.
The Agency implements pro-export projects such as the Polish Tech Bridges dedicated to expansion of innovative Small and Medium-Sized enterprises. It also promotes the leading Polish sectors regarding foreign expansion and offers support for Polish companies on the developing markets within Go China, Go Africa, Go Arctic, Go India, Go ASEAN and Go Iran programmes. PAIH is also responsible for the promotion of Poland at the incoming Universal Exposition EXPO Dubai 2020.
To offer in direct assistance for business on the site, in 2017, PAIH has established a system of international support all over the world. The PAIH Foreign Trade Offices of PAIH comprise a global, constantly expanding network of the Agency's divisions responsible for providing support for Polish exporters and investors who look for new opportunities overseas. PAIH Foreign Trade Offices are focused on distant markets of rapid growth that represent the greatest potential for Polish companies. The offices have also been designed to attract foreign investors and assist them on their way to set business in Poland.
The Polish Investment and Trade Agency was rebranded from the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ) in 2017. The Agency predecessor was established on 24th June 2003, after a merger of the State Foreign Investment Agency (PAIZ) and the Polish Information Agency (PAI). The Agency in its activities makes use of its predecessors “inheritance”.