The Republic of Poland is one of the largest countries in Central Europe, bordering Russia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Germany. It is the hearth of EU and Russia besidesbeing the trasportation point to Asia.
Its northern frontier on the Baltic Sea gives it easy access to Scandinavian and North Sea ports.
Poland is the 6th populated country of EU and 35th of the world with more than 38 million population.
Poland is the biggest market of the 10 countries joined the EU in 2004. Retail market is growing regularly and so the domestic demand parallel to that.
The import volume in 2018 was 2 billion 800 million dollars. The export volume in 2018 was 2 billion dollars.
Poland, withın EU countries; is the country which has the highest increasing rate on footwear imports by 32% in 2017-2018 Between 2014-2018 footwear import volume of Poland increased 16%.Poland has a %5 share in EU counties on import of footwear industry.
Having an import volume of $80 million, it is in between Germany, Russia and Romania which are the top 10 importers. It is the area of transition between the EU and former USSR.