17th February 2015

Economic Policy: Meeting of economic ministers on Action Plan of Economic Growth

On Tuesday 17th February Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met with his economic ministers to discuss and asses the steps taken according to the Action Plan of Support of Economic Growth and Employment in the Czech Republic. The result of this meeting stated that that the government had successfully fulfilled its commitments by adopting the Civil Service Act and thus enabling the disbursement of European funds. Another of the governmental successes according to the meeting was the acquisition of new investments and creation of new workplaces. Namely the government managed to support total 149 investment projects in 2014 in the value of 78.5 bn CZK and supported the creation of nearly 15,000 new workplaces. The Czech Republic also negotiated the exception from the European Commission to be able to provide the incentive in the overall value above the limit of 150 million EUR per year.

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic