The location of the Zone in the vicinity of the borders with Czech Republic and Germany is a large advantage. At the same time, the Zone has good transport connections to the rest of the country, as it is situated near important routes (East-West E30, E40; North-South E65, E75) and railways (E20, E30). From the area of the Wałbrzych SEZ one can easily reach international airports in Wrocław, Katowice, Krakow and Poznań, as well as German airports in Berlin, Leipzig and Dresden.
Wałbrzych SEZ comprises 41 subzones. 25 subzones are located in Lower Silesia Province in the areas of: Wałbrzych, Nowa Ruda, Kłodzko, Dzierżoniów, Żarów, Jelcz - Laskowice, Kudowa Zdrój, Świdnica, Wrocław, Oława, Strzelin, Strzegom, Brzeg Dolny, Bolesławiec, Wiązów, Wołów, Ząbkowice Śląskie, Syców, Świebodzice, Bystrzyca Kłodzka, Twardogóra, Góra, Oleśnica, Bielawa and Piława Górna. Seven of the Subzones are located in Opole Province: in Opole, Nysa, Namysłów, Praszka, Kluczbork, Skarbimierz and Prudnik. Eight subzones are situated in Greater Poland Province: in Krotoszyn, Śrem, Leszno, Września, Kościan, Jarocin, Kalisz and Rawicz. One subzone is located in Lubuskie Province: in Szprotawa.
170 investors operate in Wałbrzych SEZ. Among them, there are companies such as: Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (Japan), Electrolux Poland (Sweden), Faurecia Wałbrzych (France), Cersanit III (Poland), IBM Global Services Delivery Centre Polska (USA). The total number of business permits issued in the Zone is 305, whereas the investment expenditure is 16.7 bn PLN.