Warsaw is one of Europe’s most dynamic metropolitan cities. In 2012 the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Warsaw as the 32nd most livable city in the world. In 2017 the city came 4th in the “Business-friendly” category and 8th in the “Human capital and life style”. It was also ranked as one of the most livable cities in Central and Eastern Europe.
Poland is the eighth largest and one of the most dynamic economies in the European Union, simultaneously achieving a "very high" ranking on the Human Development Index. Additionally, the Polish Stock Exchange in Warsaw is the largest and most important in Central and Eastern Europe.