Population

37.9 million (2017) 

Official language

Polish 

Currency

Polish złoty () 

Official Statistics Office

Statistics Poland 

Trade Associations

Polish Book Chamber (Polska Izba Książki or PIK)

Polish Book Institute (Instytut Książki) 

Annual Book Fairs

Warsaw Book Fair is held every 4 days in May.

Krakow International Book Fair is held every 4 days in October. 

Translation Programmes

Polish Book Institute offers three grants for translators and publishers. 

VAT on Books

5% for books and 23% for eBooks 

Fixed Book Price System

No

Trade Magazine 

Statistics

  • Polish Book Market Report (Polish Book Institute, 2018) 
  • Poland publishing market profile (PA, 2007) [link to download/view] 
  • Book market statistics (PA, 2017) [link to download/view] 

 

Useful Contacts

Department for International Trade
Email: warsaw.commercialsection@fco.gov.uk
Tel: +48 22 311 00 00

British Embassy
Email: warsaw@britishcouncil.pl
Tel: +48 22 695 59 00 

Ewa Veenendaal-RawiczWarsaw
Email:
ewa.veenendaal-rawicz@fco.gsi.gov.uk 

Konrad KubackiCreative IndustriesBritish Chamber of CommercePoland
Email: konrad.kubacki@bpcc.org.pl 

Monika SamuśCreative IndustriesBritish Chamber of CommercePoland
Email:
 monika.samus@bpcc.org.pl 

Booksellers
Directory of Polish Booksellers (National Bookshop Database)
BookBook
Mole Mole
Świat Książki
Merlin.pl is an online bookseller.
Legimi is an ebook subscription service. 

Book Distributors