CETA IN EFFECT!
Since September 21, over 98 per cent of Canadian goods is able to enter the EU without tariffs, compared with only 25 per cent a day earlier, which the federal government says will improve export opportunities for a range of Canadian producers, processors and manufacturers and EU companies are gaining access and creating more competition in the Canadian market.
An interview with Jiří Krejča, the president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the CR for Komora, monthly magazine of the Czech Chamber of Commerce.
|Business Breakfast with Ambassador Stephane Dion, Canada's Special Envoy to Europe||Wed 11 Oct 2017|
|Canadian Thanksgiving Dinner||Fri 13 Oct 2017|
|Tomáš J. Baťa Memorial – Amateur Doubles Tennis Tournament||Sat 11 Nov 2017|
The Canadian Chamber in the Czech Republic
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic is here to help its members expand their businesses in the Czech Republic, through its numerous business and social events and multiple networking opportunities.
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Patron’s Announcement – The University of New York in Prague is a new official partner of ACEMA Sparta Praha
“The coming together of Sparta Praha Floorball and the University of New York in Prague is an exciting way to demonstrate the power of the Canadian Chamber at work. This sponsorship brings me and our University great pride and the fact that it was a result of UNYP’s activities in the Chamber and getting to know about the club through their President and our Chamber President, Jiří Krejča was an excellent example of how effective memberships in such associations can be when the members are active,” added Mark Anderson, UNYP Marketing Director and the member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Chamber.
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Patron’s Announcement – Pivovary Staropramen s.r.o.
We would like to congratulate our patron, Pivovary Staropramen s.r.o., on receiving awards within TOP RESPONSIBLE COMPANY 2016 of the platform Business for Society. It focuses on companies with the most interesting activities in the area of permanently sustainable and responsible business and awards those that are strategically devoted to social development, reduction of environmental impacts and come up with innovative solutions.
Complete Corporate Social Responsibility Report for 2016 is here.
Provisional Application of CETA Starts on 21 September 2017
The Government of Canada and the European Commission have agreed to start the provisional application of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on 21 September 2017. See the text of the Joint Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, here.
Please visit this website for more information.
Czech Economy in facts
Government coalition agrees on salary hike the coalition of ČSSD, ANO and KDU-ČSL agreed on September 11, 2017, on the raising of government employees’ wages. Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (ČSSD) has stated that teachers’ wages will be raised by 15% from November 1, 2017. The salaries of other employees in the public sector, incl. firefighters and police members, will be raised by 10%. PM Sobotka presumes that the government will approve the relevant directives on tariff hikes later in September 2017...
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Dear Members and Friends of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic,
The Board of Directors and Chamber staff are committed to organising events which will provide our membership with an effective platform for business and social networking and entertainment.
I am prepared to help our members introduce their business actvivites and, further, to connect them with potentional business partners within our Chamber. As well I am open to discussing ideas and suggestions which can increase the attractivness of the Chamber to its members.