Warsaw contributes about 12% to Poland's total income. With a speeding upward GDP growth of 6.5%, the city is ranked the 35th most expensive city to live in, according to GaWC, in 2008.
Many multinational companies are opening branches, offices and some have headquarters in Warsaw. The unemployment In Warsaw is less than 3%. The city is home to major universities, high-end malls, government seats, churches, and many of Europe's tallest buildings. The city centre is a charming blend of the city's Old Town, New Town, and beautiful place for the tourists, who can appreciate the rebuilt historic structures and the chic, colourful towers facilitating modern needs.
The industrial leg of the city comprises electronics, high-tech mechanics and the fast-growing food-processing industry.
Warsaw Stock Exchange proves to be one of the most promising trading sectors in Europe, with more than 300 companies listed. Varied financial options like cash, derivatives or investments, are offered to market players and investors.