Thursday, 2 July 2015
Business | Radio Prague

Public broadcasters from across Europe got together last week in Prague to take stock of where they are on the market and where they should be going.

Business | Radio Prague

The latest purchases for the group which describes itself as the leading Central European energy group are focused on Hungary, a relatively new and, on the face of it, problematic market for power companies in recent years.

Business | Bloomberg

The Czech Republic needs to ditch its reputation as a cheap-labor economy if it wants to catch up with the living standards of wealthier European Union states, the country's top union official said.

Business | Radio Prague

The number of female entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic has gone up by more than 30,000 over the last three years, according to Czech Radio. The broadcaster reported recently that the number of women launching their own businesses has gone up substantially in recent years while the number of male entrepreneurs had dropped by some 5,000.

Business | Prague TV

On paper, Czechs fit the Emirates airline's "globalista" profile – travelers who want to explore the world with the ease of modernity, convenience and simplicity.

Business | Prague Connect

"I guess it was destiny," says Pavel Suchánek of his popular restaurant reservation and review service Restu. "No matter what you do, you're always spinning around certain areas of interest."

Finance | Radio Prague

The Czech economy grew by 4.0 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2015, according to a revised estimate released on Tuesday by the Czech Statistics Office.

Business | CIA News

The value of loans extended to residential non-financial companies in the Czech Republic totalled CZK 901bn in May 2015.

Business | CIA News

EUROVIA CS plans to invest almost CZK 400m into machinery upgrades and operation modernisation in 2015, spokesperson Iveta Štočková has told ČIANEWS.

Finance | ČTK

The Czech state spent almost CZK 230 million inefficiently to make civil service more efficient in 2007-2014, the Supreme Audit Office (NKÚ) said in its press release on Monday.

Business | Radio Prague

The bankruptcy brinkmanship now playing out in Greece should not hit the Czech Republic directly. Meanwhile Greeks appear to be taking some consolation in betting, which is good news for some Czech investors.

Business | CIA News

Prologis has acquired Westgate Park Rudna, which consists of distribution building with 28,000 m2 of area to let and adjacent 14 ha building lot, from Europa Capital.

Business | CIA News

The brand Audi recorded a growth in sales by 36.15% y/y in the first five months of 2015. A total of 1,804 new cars branded Audi were registered in the Czech Republic in a period from January to May 2015.

Business | CIA News

CzechTrade agency brokered exports totalling over CZK 6.8bn in 2014, Minister of Industry and Trade Jan Mládek (ČSSD) has informed.

Business | Radio Prague

Czech coal-mining company Severní energetická has approached inhabitants of the towns in North Bohemia standing on brown coal deposits with a financial offer in return for their agreement to leave their homes in case the government approves the relaxing of coal mining limits.