Podkarpackie region hosted 33 diplomats
from 29 countries and 5 continents. 20 of them represented Europe, one - Australia, one from North and South America
(Mexico and Brazil), three - from Asia (China, Malaysia, the Philippines) and
the next four from Africa (South Africa, Morocco, Congo, Angola).
During the two days trip to Podkarpacie, diplomats became acquainted with the specificity of the regional economy and the most important industries. They visited special economic zones (TSEZ EURO-PARK WISŁOSAN and SSE EUR-PARK Mielec) and companies with foreign and domestic capital. They visited, among others, McBraida, PZL Mielec, Melex, Bury Technologies, Uniwheels Production Poland, Splast.
Diplomats visiting Podkarpackie region are associated in Trade Advisors Club of the National Chamber of Commerce.
During the visit in the Castle in Baranów Sandomierski, Mr. Maciej Ślęzak - Director of the Branch Office in Tarnobrzeg, presented the offer of Tarnobrzeg` s zone and products of IDA. Diplomats were particular interested in the cooperation possibilities with existing companies.