ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS IN SHAPING LABOUR MARKET IN WARMIA AND MAZURY VOIVODESHIP
Foreign direct investment plays a significant role in shaping social-economic development of the host country and its particular regions by influencing whole economy, i.e. in the field of finances, technologies, competitiveness, employment and natural environment. Regionally, the crucial meaning has direct and indirect impact on labour market, which is even more extended by multiplying effects. Specific impact depends on many factors, i.e. ability of the region to adopt these effects by creating regional and local linkages, and strategies of enterprises with the share of foreign capital. These enterprises in Warmia and Mazury region are operating mainly in production and trade sections and can cooperate with many other units operating in the region. Positive impact is extended by export, but reduced by import. Among surveyed group of entrepreneurs, every forth declared to export own products, and every third to import. Production companies took considerable part in regional export, but they also imported a lot, while trade companies contributed to the import increase by purchasing abroad commodities for sale.
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