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News

Doing business

Articles, interviews, research & studies, press releases from and about AmCham member companies related to the Czech business environment.

Managing business

Articles sharing best practices and knowledge of managing a business. Shared expertise and experiences of our community are available in this section to raise the standards of operational excellence.

Milka Chocolate Joins Cocoa Life Sustainable Sourcing Program

16.05.2018, Company: Mondelez Czech Republic s.r.o.

Milka tablets begin displaying Cocoa Life logo on pack in August, with entire Milka chocolate European portfolio in program by year-end 2019 

 

Tags: CSR | New Products & Services |
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Grayling Political Digest: The ever-elusive mirage of governance

16.05.2018, Company: Grayling Czech Republic, s.r.o.

It has been over 180 days since the parliamentary election, yet the Czech Republic still has no government capable of winning a vote of confidence in the Chamber of Deputies. We are fully aware how painful it must be for our stakeholders to see the political agenda pinging back and forth, and sometimes even drawing circles, as may have seemed the case over the past few weeks.

Tags: Politics |
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Czech inflation close to the 2% target in April

16.05.2018, Company: ING Bank N.V., organizační složka

Inflation picked up in April after slowing down since October. Core inflation also accelerated further and we continue to expect two interest rate hikes in the second half of the year.

Tags: Economics | Finance |
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The Deloitte Millennial Survey 2018

16.05.2018, Company:

Millennials’ confidence in business, loyalty to employers deteriorate. Respondents yearn for leaders whose decisions might benefit the world—and their careers

Tags: Business Development | Human Resources |
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ePrivacy and Data Protection

16.05.2018, Company: Citibank Europe plc, organizacni slozka

Privacy Matters: Navigating the New World of Data Protection

Tags: Business Development | New Products & Services | IT |
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Loosening the Belt: Number of Overweight Czechs Significantly Rising

12.03.2018, Marketplace

Christmas is long behind us and we are already several weeks into the New Year. Weeks during which – according to statistics – the majority of us lose interest in or the will to keep their New Year’s resolutions, including probably the most frequent one – to lose weight and start exercising more. This is a pity considering that 71% of men and almost 57% of women in the Czech Republic are suffering from excessive weight or obesity: the highest percentages ever recorded. 

Tags: Health |

Weston Stacey: A lot of people in America have underestimated Trump

12.03.2018, Amcham

An article of E15 published on March 12 on steel and aluminum tarrifs (in Czech language).

Last Thursday, the Trump administration announced its plan to place tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The tariffs are intended to raise the production in US steel and aluminum plants to 80%, which is considered the minimum output necessary for survival. If the tariffs take effect, the EU has declared it will place reciprocal tariffs on US products of similar export value. The issue underneath the tariff decision- global overcapacity- is real, but imposing global tariffs does not appear to help solve the problem. An internationally coordinated response using targeted tariffs or quotas might be the best way to keep the economic and geopolitical damage to the minimum.

 

USA: Honored Country at the Thessaloniki International Fair 2018

7.03.2018, Marketplace

In September 2018, the United States are returning in the Thessaloniki International Fair as the honored country at the most dynamic exhibition in southeast Europe that will bring together government and business leaders, “doers”, influencers and 300.000 buyers and professionals.

Tags: Business Development | Finance |

Parental company of AAA AUTO changes name to AURES Holdings, Polish entity not affected

1.03.2018, Marketplace

AAA Auto International, a.s., the Czech company which operates the AAA AUTO international network of car dealerships, is changing its name to AURES Holdings, a.s. on 1 March 2018. In renaming itself, the company wants to draw attention to the wider range of activities performed by the group, which, apart from its used car business, is also engaged in other areas relating to the provision of comprehensive mobility solutions.

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Anglo-American University Law School Establishes Brand New Legal Institute

7.02.2018, Marketplace

With a new year comes new developments at Anglo-American University, this time with the establishment of the all-new AAU Legal Institute under the auspices of the John H. Carey II School of Law (JCSL) at AAU.

Tags: Education | Law |

Now for the next 100 years

26.01.2018, Amcham

AmCham members and Czech government officials convened at the US Residence to welcome US Ambassador Stephen B. King to the country and into the business community. 2018 marks one hundred years since the founding of Czechoslovakia, and the country now may be living at the highest point of prosperity and security in that century of struggle and triumph. 

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