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 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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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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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic