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

9th January 2015 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment


Economic Policy: EC publishes its “textual proposals” for TTIP

On 7 January, the European Commission made an unprecedented step in transparency of a bilateral trade negotiation. As part of the continuous effort, it published its “textual proposals”, that is actual proposals for the legal text made by the Commission in TTIP negotiations, containing the specific ...
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12th December 2014 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment


Economic Policy: EU finance ministers discuss investment, tax avoidance, FTT and more

Meeting on 9 December in Brussels, finance ministers of the EU held a session of the ECOFIN Council. The meeting´s agenda was very wide, starting with the recently announced €315 billion investment plan. Ministers heard the presentation of the project from EIB President. The EIB is at the core of th...
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1st December 2014 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment


Economic Policy: Juncker presents his €315 billion investment plan

As promised during his confirmation speech in front of the European Parliament, Commission President Juncker presented last week his ambitious investment plan for Europe. The aim of the plan is to kick-start the economy beaten by years of crises at many levels and bring long-term growth. Mr Juncker ...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic