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Focus on the Czech Republic

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Exploring opportunities to increase reciprocal opportunities for trade with the Czech Republic and the Sheffield City Region region in advance of trade visits over the next 12 months.

An ITF led trade visit to the is lanned over the next 12 months to explore trading opportunities with the Czech Republic.

This event is in preparation for the trade visit to explore opportunities for UK companies.

More information will be available soon.

Overview

The Czech Republic is one of the most stable and prosperous markets in central Europe. The private sector accounts for about 80% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Gross domestic income per capita is currently around USD 27,191 – one of the highest in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

Benefits for UK businesses exporting to the Czech Republic include:

  • English widely spoken
  • business culture similar to the UK
  • location gives easy access into CEE and Russian markets
  • UK products well received
  • less than 2 hours flight from UK

Strengths of the Czech market include:

  • European Union (EU) membership ensures no major constraints to doing business currently
  • some of the best infrastructure in central Europe
  • £23 billion worth of EU structural funds available for 2014 to 2020

Source: Gov.uk

To pre-register your interest for the even and trade visit, please contact us.

Event:
Focus on the Czech Republic
Venue:
Cutlers' Hall
Address:
Church Street
Sheffield
S1 1HG
Date:
22/11/2018
Start Time:
17:00
End Time:
19:00
Last Updated: 13/09/2018
Author: Renate Halton

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