Economic policy / Trade and Investment

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

Spotlight issue

16th December 2015 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment


Euractiv.cz on Trade for All Strategy: Trade strategy should be focused on business, investment, social responsibility is an issue for companies to handle

Euractiv.cz article, reporting on the result of conference Trade for All Strategy: Gate to new markets?,  says EU's economic growth will be increasingly dependent on foreign investment and trade with third countries. In October 2015, the European Commission  a new trade and investment strategy that includes commitment to increase transparency of negotiations and add chapters on sustainable development and fight against corruption in future free trade agreements. Both the Czech Government / Ministry of Industry and Trade and the business sector welcome the new strategy, but... 
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4th September 2015 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment


Economic Policy: Eurostat: Czech Republic has 4 % share of intra-EU trade of computer, electronic, optical products

According to the recently published Eurostat data on intra-EU trade, the share of ‘Computer, electronic and optical products’ in total intra-EU trade grew between 1994 and 2006 from 10 % to 13 %. In 2012 the percentage dropped to 9 % and to 8 % in 2013. With an increase in value of EUR 320 billion...
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