Geographia Polonica (2015) vol. 88, iss. 1
Spatial differentiation of Polish export linkages
Geographia Polonica (2015) vol. 88, iss. 1, pp. 173-178
The study presents a brief review of Polish regions’ participation in the global economy in 2011 based on exportlinkages at the local level (LAU 1). It identifies both the key actors in the globalisation processes withinthe country and the types of territories that share common trends in geographic and product export structures.The paper deals with a delimitation of areas of export concentration. A total of 23 areas have been identifiedaccounting for nearly 60% of Polish exports. Both the economic strength of the regions as reflected in theirrespective figures and the long-established position of industry in the national economy resulted in a widerange of areas discussed here.