Whatever You Need to Know about Doing Business

in the Czech Republic

Iran 2016/2017

 FOREWORD
Foreword by Mr Petr Štěpánek, Chargé d´affaires a.i. of the Czech Republic to the Islamic Republic of Iran 04
Czech Exporters 06
Useful Information 08

ECONOMICS
Development of Czech Economy in 2014 10
Mutual Trade between the Czech Republic and Iran 12

BUSINESS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Investment is One of the Top Priorities for the Czech Government 14
Business Companies in the Czech Republic 16
Tax System of the Czech Republic 19

KEY SECTORS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Czech Engineering – Tradition and Future 20
Czech Automotive Industry Stepping up Its Dynamics 23
The Czech Republic – a Strong Player in the EU Energy Market 24
Czech Manufacturers of Agricultural Machinery are Doing Well 26
Nanotechnologies Entering into Big Business 29
The Czech Republic, Attractive Tourist Destination 30

INSTITUTIONS PRESENT THEMSELVES
Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic 33
Czech Chamber of Commerce 33
International Chamber of Commerce in the CR 34
Confederation of Employers’ and Entrepreneurs’ Associations of the Czech Republic 34
Czech Trade Promotion Agency/CzechTrade 37
Czech-Slovak-Iranian Chamber of Commerce 37
CzechInvest – Business and Investment Development Agency 38
Czech Tourist Centre – CzechTourism 38
Czech Centres 41
Centre for Regional Development of the CR 41

CONTACTS
Useful Contacts in the Czech Republic 42
Useful Contacts in the Islamic Republic of Iran 42
The Most Important Websites 45