Poland up in EMEA manufacturing index - report
A rising number of global manufacturers are considering re-shoring or on-shoring plant and facilities in Europe as global operational costs rise, according to global real estate advisory Cushman & Wakefield. In this year's manufacturing index Poland took 12th spot, thus advancing by one position compared with last year, a press release read.
"Manufacturers seeking new locations now tend to consider many other factors in addition to low manufacturing costs. Supply chain management is a very important aspect of project feasibility. Poland, which lies in the very heart of Europe and offers a fairly well-developed road infrastructure as well as access to the sea, is quite an attractive destination for investors from North America, the Nordics and Western Europe despite slightly higher operating costs in comparison with other countries," said Joanna Sinkiewicz, Associate in the Industrial Department of Cushman & Wakefield cited in the press release.
The report ranks 30 countries by manufacturing output, defined by the UNCTAD with Malaysia in the top spot.