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15th June 2018 / Economic policy / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Minister of Transport Dan Ťok debated latest updates on commercial logistics network

On June 14 Minister of Transport Dan Ťok and AmCham members discussed the current development in transport network in the Czech Republic, with 200 km already built and 150 km planned to be built and maintained in next few years. The building of the Czech tranport network connectin the Czech Republic with its neighbours is more likely to be finished by 2025. 

 

20th June 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


NFPK: (Non)obligation to report

The deadline for 2017 corporate financial statements will expire within one month, but almost 90 percent of companies have not yet published any. To date, an astounding 65 percent of businesses have failed to insert their accounting documents in the collection of documents pertaining to 2016. Twenty-five percent of firms, i.e. more than 124,000 business entities, have not met their information duty even once in the past six years. The statistics were provided by the consulting company Bisnode, which has the most extensive Czech database of corporate financial and exchange-of-payments.

19th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment


Medium .com: Today, Women Get Only 2% of VC Dollars. These 16 VCs Explain Why, And How This Can Be Solved

Václav Muchna, CEO Y Soft Corporation, together with other relevant players, explains the roots of the problem and suggest solutions.

19th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


IEA Global EV Outlook 2018: number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads exceeded 3 million in 2017, a 54% yoy increase

The IEA Global Electric Vehicle (EV) Outlook 2018 provides a comprehensive look at the state of EVs, charging infrastructure and policies around the globe today as well as a series of scenario outlooks to 2030.

19th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


Radio Praha: Internet banking in the Czech Republic on the rise

The number of Czechs using internet banking has steeply increased over the past ten years. While in 2008, only about 12 percent of Czechs made their payments via the internet, last year it was 57 percent, the Czech News Agency reported on Wednesday, citing data released by the European Statistical Office, Eurostat.

15th June 2018 / Amcham advocacy news / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Minister of Transport Dan Ťok debated latest updates on commercial logistics network

On June 14 Minister of Transport Dan Ťok and AmCham members discussed the current development in transport network in the Czech Republic, with 200 km already built and 150 km planned to be built and maintained in next few years. The building of the Czech tranport network connectin the Czech Republic with its neighbours is more likely to be finished by 2025. 

 

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  1. 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
  2. 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
  3. 3) Health Care as an export industry
  4. 4) Government as a competitive advantage

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