Poland one of many greatest producers of bikes within the EU – The First Information
Poland is within the prime 5 of bicycle producers within the EU in response to Eurostat information and is taking the e-bike market by storm.
Final yr Polish corporations produced nearly a million bikes and their worldwide gross sales made up 5 % of your complete EU export.
In 2019, EU corporations produced 11.4 million bicycles. The Eurostat report mentioned: “Amongst EU Member States, Portugal was the most important producer of bicycles in 2019, manufacturing 2.7 million bicycles, adopted by Italy (2.1 million), Germany (1.5 million), Poland (0.9 million), and the Netherlands (0.7 million). These 5 nations collectively accounted for 70% of whole EU manufacturing of bicycles in 2019.”
Poland’s share of the market has been regular over the past 5 years – within the document yr 2015, Polish corporations produced 1,139 thousand bikes, whereas in 2018 the quantity was 1,083 thousand.
Nevertheless, predictions for the yr 2020 are significantly better – lockdown led to a lift in bike gross sales, each in Poland and overseas.
Now, the most important producers comparable to Kross and Arkus & Romet Group are becoming a member of the race for dominating the e-bike market. Whereas electrical bicycles aren’t but common in Poland, corporations concentrate on export.
With this improve, Poland beat Portugal (40,000 e-bikes), Italy (41,000) and falls behind solely Germany (251,000).
As such, the nation’s share within the European export grew from 0.9 % in 2018 to 5 % this yr.
What continues to spice up the gross sales of Polish merchandise is the aggressive value.
The typical value of an e-bike produced in Poland is 700 Euros, whereas an analogous product in Germany will price 1,700 Euros.
For a similar motive, e-bikes are but to achieve wide-spread recognition in Poland, although the presence of e-bikes in metropolis bikes rental techniques might speed up the method.