Regional Investor Assistance Centre:

Fundusz Górnośląski SA

Al. Roździeńskiego 188

40-203 Katowice


phone: +48 32 72 85 600 extension nr: 203, 128



The Katowice Special Economic Zone Co.(KSEZ) was established on the basis of Polish Government resolution on 18th June 1996 (Journal of Laws No. 88; item 397 with further amendments). It was created to support restructuring process and creation of new workplaces in Katowice Region.

It was established for the period of 20 years (till 8th August 2016). The Katowice Special Economic Zone Co. in Katowice is as an administrator of the economic zone.

KSEZ consists of 4 sub-zones:

Gliwice (349 ha)
Sosnowiec -Dąbrowa (221.8 ha)
Tychy (143.52 ha)
Jastrzębie - Żory (125.28 ha)

The Zone incorporates land of the total area of over 1,200.00 ha located in the neighborhood of the following cities:

  • Katowice (headquarter of the Zone)
  • Dąbrowa Górnicza
  • Gliwice
  • Jastrzębie-Zdrój
  • Sosnowiec
  • Siemianowice Śląskie
  • Tychy
  • Żory
  • Częstochowa
  • Bielsko-Biała
  • Rybnik
  • Zabrze
and on the area of the following counties: Godów, Pawłowice, Czerwionka-Leszczyny, Sławków, Siewierz.

Katowice Special Economic Zone is located on the area of 1118 ha and consists of several parts. Potential investors can choose the most suitable plot for their project provided that the investment is worth more than 40,000,000 Euro or 500 new workplaces will be created.

So far 120 companies invested on the area of KSEZ of which 75 has already started business activity. 7 billion Polish Zlotys was invested in the Zone and 19,200 of new work places were created.

Companies that decide to invest on the area of Katowice Special Economic Zone can receive reimbursement of costs of the investment up to 50% and additional 15% if the investor is small or medium enterprise. Katowice Special Economic Zone Co. is suitable place to invest for companies which would like to receive public aid i.e. tax releases connected with new investment or creation of new workplaces.

As Poland has been a member of EU since 2004, regulations implemented in Polish Special Economic Zones have been adjusted to EU policy.

Benefits of investing in the Zone:

  • tax releases
  • competitive price of sites
  • free of charge assistance during the investment process
  • property tax releases (depends on regulations approved by a County Council on the area of which a site is located)
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