Foreign Investors in Małopolska in 2011

The aim of the research was to establish the volume and structure of foreign direct investments (FDI) in Małopolska region in 2011 and to forecast trends for 2012. The specific features of Małopolska with respect to the presence of foreign investors and their impact on the labour market were also considered. In addition, an evaluation of the labour market by managers of firms with foreign capital was presented. The data pertaining to investment and employment in 2011 was analysed and compared with the tendencies observed in the inflow of FDI to Małopolska in the entire period of 1989-2011.