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

2nd September 2015 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

Economic policy: AMSP ČR: Re-exports increase Czech dependence on China

The analysis by the Czech Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Crafts points at the effect of re-exports of Czech goods and services to China via Germany. The total volume of exports, including these indirect Czech exports to China, is twice as big as the official statistical data...
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9th August 2015 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

Economic Policy: EU and Vietnam reach an agreement on free trade

After two and a half years of negotiations, the EU and Vietnam agreed last week in principle on a free trade agreement. The deal will eliminate almost all tariffs and dramatically reduce other non-tariff barriers in Vietnam for EU products. Investment and government procurement for EU companies wi...
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9th February 2015 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

Economic Policy: TTIP debate in the Czech Republic

On 6th February Jolana Mungeng the cabinet member of EU Commissioner for Commerce Cecilia Malmström visited Prague at the invitation of Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce Vladimír Bärtl to strengthen the dialogue on TTIP between European Commission and EU member states, their MPs and civil soc...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic