Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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14th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment


Mondelēz International Invests $200 Million in Czech Biscuit Plant to Accelerate Growth in Europe

OPAVA, Czech Republic – June 14, 2018 – Mondelēz International today announced it has invested $200 million since 2014 in its Opava biscuit manufacturing facility, which employs nearly 1,000 people and produces Power Brands like Oreo, belVita, Milka and Cadbury, for the European market. The investment builds on Opava’s proud heritage of more than a century as a biscuit-making center and supports the company’s global growth strategy to create a best-in-class integrated supply chain and to deliver consumer-inspired quality and innovation that meet changing consumer preferences.
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13th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment


Investing in Czech Republic 2018

BNP Paribas Real Estate guide to Investing in Czech Republic 2018
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20th March 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment


NBC: Where exactly is Silicon Valley? That definition keeps expanding - interview with V.Muchna, CEO Y Soft Corporation

A recent McKinsey report says Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia can all expect strong growth partly because they are starting from rather low numbers, NBC channel's Scott McGrew says, opening an interview with Václav Muchna, CEO of the Czech Y Soft Corporation.
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14th March 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment


Radio Praha/E15: Czech foreign owned companies take second biggest dividend yield in 2017: report

Foreign–based mother companies of some of the Czech Republic’s biggest firms last year claimed the second highest dividend yield from their local assets ever, according to calculations by the business daily E15, Radio Praha writes. A study by the consultancy company Bisnode suggests that the domination of foreign owned companies of the overall Czech economy has been dropping in recent years, though.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic