Saturday, 24 June 2017
Business | Prague Connect

"As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people's ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people that challenges and inspires you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life." Amy Poehler

Business | CIA News

Škoda Transportation is one of the qualified participants of the second round of the tender for the delivery of 32 electric units for the Latvian railway.

Business | CIA News

ČEZ ESCO will supply complex tailored energy solutions for residential cooperatives and associations of owners and it will help with the implementation of efficiency measures for electricity consumption, heating and warm water preparation.

Business | CIA News

In April 2017 export prices in the Czech Republic increased 2.3 % y/y.

Business | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic's biggest construction firm Metrostav has been expanding abroad to compensate for the lack of contracts at home, the daily Hospodářské noviny reported on Thursday.

Business | CIA News

The Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic (MD) has opened a technologically neutral tender for a toll system after the year 2019. The estimated value of the contract is nearly CZK 29bn (VAT not included).

Business | ČTK

The Czech trade unions plan to sell their headquarters, a large building from the 1930s in the Prague-Zizkov neighbourhood, the price of which is estimated at 300 million crowns, due to high maintenance costs and investments in it, daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) wrote on Thursday.

Business | CIA News

Developer CRESTYL has completed the new administrative building DOCK IN TWO in Prague-Libeň. The building offers 8,500 m2 of lettable administrative and commercial area.

Business | CIA News

Brewery PIVOVAR SVIJANY produced totally 132,500 hl of beer in Q1 2017, up 9% y/y. the brewery registered higher demand primarily in January and March.

Finance | Nasdaq/Reuters

The Czech government on Wednesday backed a proposal by the Finance Ministry to cut the 2018 budget deficit, aiming to stick to a CZK 50 billio gap even as parties gear up for a parliamentary election this autumn.

Finance | Reuters

The Czech Republic is unlikely to adopt the European Union's common currency, the euro, in the next decade because it lacks the political will to make the change, central bank Governor Jiri Rusnok was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

Business | Radio Prague

In the late 1990s and following decade there was a sort of gold rush in the Czech Republic. But what the foreign prospectors were panning for was not gold but water itself. Clearly though they believed that water could be turned into gold.

Business | ČTK

The Czech Republic and Japan could sign an agreement allowing young people from both countries to travel to the other one within the "working holiday," according a proposal the government supported at its meeting on Wednesday.

Business | ČTK

The sport subsidy fraud, in which the Czech Football Association long-standing chief seems to be the main suspect and due to which state subsidies for Czech sport were not paid out, has been driving sponsors away from Czech football, daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) wrote on Wednesday.

Business | CIA News

Carmaker ŠKODA AUTO delivered 99,000 vehicles to its clients in May 2017, up 2.4% y/y (May 2016: 96,700 vehicles). This is the best result for May in the brand’s history.