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

8th February 2016 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

Ministry of Industry and Trade: Czech export hit record high in 2015 | CzechTrade: 122 new orders worth CZK 1.3bn for Czech companies in 2015

Czech export hit record high in 2015, reaching almost CZK 4 trillion, the Czech Minister of Industry and Trade Jan Mládek informed and listed some of the attractive markets for Czech companies. Also, the CzechTrade government agency facilitated new orders worth CZK 1.3bn in 2015 and plans to open four new offices worldwide.  
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27th January 2016 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

World Trade Institute/AmCham EU: TTIP and the EU member states - study on economic impacts

An assessment of economic impacts of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership on EU member states includes country-specific data and recommendations for national governments and the European Commission.
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31st December 2015 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

Reuters: Czech parliament rejects labelling goods from Israeli settlements

The Czech parliament's lower house called on the government on 17 December to ignore EU rules on labelling goods from Israeli settlements, joining Hungary in breaking ranks over the divisive regulations. The Czech Assembly said new EU guidelines which require the labelling of exports from Israeli settlements in the West Bank were "motivated by a political positioning versus the State of Israel", Reuters reported... 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic