The recent growth of Polish-U.S. trade can be characterized by the following figures. In 1972 the export-import amounted to $252.8 million, while in 1973 it increased to $531.9 million. The U.S. Secretary of Commerce estimates that the trade value between both countries will reach the level of $1 billion in 1976. There is great diversity in trade between the two countries in goods and services as well as joint ventures in different branches of industries.'
When disputes arise between businessmen in the process of implementation of their contracts, there are well-established arbitration facilities available in Poland.
There exist the following permanent arbitration courts in Poland specializing in the settlement of international commercial disputes: