Over the past few years, many investors have taken a closer look at emerging markets in order to power their portfolios in a sluggish economic environment. A great deal of interest has been seen in the major BRIC economies of Brazil, Russia, India, and China, while smaller markets in Asia and Latin America have also seen high levels of investment inflows as well. While this increased attention to emerging markets has no doubt helped to diversify investors’ portfolios, many have overlooked the surging region of central Europe and the increasingly important economic center in Poland. Poland’s recent history is most memorable for its tragedy; earlier this year a plane carrying key members of the country’s executive branch–including President Lech Kaczynski–crashed in rural Russia. But the country has bounced back extremely quickly and is once again leading the region in many measures of economic expansion. The country’s GDP is now growing at [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com.