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31st March 2022 / Politics / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

AmCham Board Assessment of the Ukraine situation: The longer the conflict continues, the deeper and more unpredictable the impact, and harder to convince companies it is safe to return to either market.

The AmCham Board met to discuss the short and long-term implications of the Ukraine conflict. Along with top representatives from member companies, the Board was briefed by Martin Jahn of ŠKODA AUTO a.s., AmCham Vice-President Milan Šlapák of GE Aviation, Board member Jaroslava Rezlerová of ManpowerGroup Czech Republic, and Jiři Schneider, a former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
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1st March 2022 / Politics / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

CEC Group Inside Report - March 1

After a meeting of the State Security Council, the coalition government of Petr Fiala (ODS) decided to support Ukraine to the tune of CZK 300 million, including shipments of weapons and munition. The government also closed the Russian Consulates in Brno and Karlovy Vary and suspended the Czech Consulates in St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg. This is a second strong anti‑Russian measure of Czech diplomacy after the government of Andrej Babis (ANO) expelled about 60 Russian diplomats last year in reaction to the terrorist attack in a Czech ammunition depot.
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25th February 2022 / Politics / Business and Industry

AmChams in Europe stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine

Friday, 25 February 2022 – AmChams in Europe, the umbrella organisation for 46 AmChams in 44 countries across Europe and Eurasia, stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. The ongoing invasion of Ukraine violates international law and endangers peace and security across the region.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic