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20th September 2018 / Politics / Trade and Investment

AmCham Germany meets US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in Washington, DC. Chance for constructive talks between the US and Europe on the trade dispute

Washington, DC, September 19, 2018 – A delegation from AmCham Germany is currently in Washington, DC to hold talks with high-ranking US decision makers on transatlantic business relations. AmCham Germany President Frank Sportolari says, "We currently see the chance for solution-oriented dialogue in the trade conflict with the US."
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20th September 2018 / Politics / Elections

W. Stacey, AmCham CZ: The Transatlantic Relationship

Are we entering a new and dramatically different era of transatlantic commerce? Since the economic relationship between the European Union and United States is the most influential commercial partnership in the world, and, for the first time in decades, one government has inhibited commerce by imposing higher tariffs, this question suddenly seems to require an urgent answer. To determine the answer, we should ignore the headlines, and study two fundamental realities.
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19th September 2018 / Politics / Elections

Tomáš Portlík from ODS discusses economic priorities with AmCham members at pre-election roundtable

On 17 September 2018 the AmCham held another pre-election roundtable with Tomáš Portlík, ODS. According to the ODS programme Prague has experienced two decades of prosperity and development, however, in past six years it got stuck due to the lack of competence of current Prague administration. The Prague City Hall(s) administration should serve, not interfere.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic