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10th August 2020 / Politics / Elections


Czech government prepares plan to access EU funds

On July 21, the European Council reached a deal on a recovery package, with two elements: a response to the coronavirus crisis (the Next Generation EU (NGEU) and a revised European budget (the Multiannual Financial Framework), in the total amount of 1,824.3 billion euro. In order to access the grant support, the EU countries must now prepare national recovery plans for 2021-2023 which need to be consistent with the country-specific recommendations and contribute to green and digital transitions.
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20th April 2021 / Politics / Business and Industry


Government Restrictions of Activities inside the Czech Republic

State of Emergency was declared on March 12 and was terminated on May 17, 2020. The government announced on May 11 they were not planning to ask the Chamber of Deputies for extension of the state of emergency. From October 5, Government declared again state of emergency for 30 days, with further extensions. The state of emergency terminated on April 11, 2021 and the Government has not asked the Chamber of Deputies for further extension. Last update on April 20, 2021. 
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26th March 2021 / Politics / Trade and Investment


U.S. Chamber of Commerce Releases New Transatlantic Economy 2021 Report

Yesterday, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released annual survey of the jobs, investment, and trade links between the United States and Europe -- The Transatlantic Economy 2021 – in partnership with AmCham EU. This year’s report confirms that the U.S. and Europe remain each other’s most important economic partners despite political turbulence and the COVID-19-induced recession.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic