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.

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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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8th August 2014 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

Economic Policy: EU-Canada free trade deal finalized

Insiders have reported that talks on the EU-Canada free trade agreement were finalized on 5 August. The talks started in 2009 and political agreement on key issues was reached in October 2013. Now the text of the deal should be ready for final legal review and translation into the 23 EU official lan...
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24th April 2014 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

Economic Policy: Czech government aims to boost trade relations with China

The Czech government has signaled its attempt to improve relations with China in order to boost trade between countries. Czech government officials announced they would adopt EU policy towards the communist country, and would no longer question its occupation of Tibet. However, the y pledged to figh...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic