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1st June 2018 / Politics / Trade and Investment


AmCham CZ Statement on US Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

The Trump Administration announced yesterday that a tariff of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum would be applied on products from the European Union, as well as Mexico and Canada, starting on June 1. This follows several weeks of waivers while the parties attempted to reach an agreement which would prevent such a tariff.
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12th June 2018 / Politics / Social Responsibility


Global Peace Index: Czech Republic ranks 5th in Europe, 7th globally

According to the 2018 Global Peace Index published by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the results find that the global level of peace has deteriorated by 0.27 per cent in the last year, marking the fourth successive year of deteriorations. Ninety-two countries deteriorated, while 71 countries improved. The 2018 GPI reveals a world in which the tensions, conflicts, and crises that emerged in the past decade remain unresolved...
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4th June 2018 / Politics / Elections


Grayling Political Digest May 2018

Are you in or out? This is the question being mulled by the Social Democrats, as they are the ones who have to decide whether to take part in a coalition government with the ANO movement but propped up in the background by the Communist Party. We also need to bear in mind that, for the first time since the Velvet Revolution in 1989, the Communists are very close to influencing Czech government policy, Grayling Czech Republic says in the May issue of their Political Digest.
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22nd May 2018 / Politics / Trade and Investment


U.S. Chamber Leads Tenth U.S.-China CEO Dialogue

On May 15, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) opened the tenth meeting of the U.S.-China CEO and Former Senior Officials’ Dialogue, co-chaired by U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue and CCIEE Chairman and Former Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan. They are joined by top business leaders, former cabinet officials, and think tank experts for two days of discussions in Beijing.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic