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Trade and Economy

Commercial and Economic Section of the Czech Embassy in London

The commercial and economic section develops and supports trade relations between British and Czech companies. Our services include:

Assisting Czech companies in

  • Providing information on export opportunities, current market conditions and trends, trade shows, etc.
  • Locating and initiating contact with British distributors, wholesalers, and agents.
  • Reporting opportunities in public procurements and investment opportunities in the UK.
  • Hosting events promoting Czech products and services.
  • Providing information on potential joint venture partners.

Assisting British companies in

  • Establishing and developing business relations with Czech companies.
  • Locating manufacturers and business partners in the Czech Republic.
  • Providing information on Czech companies, professional associations, service providers, etc.
  • Providing information on international trade shows in the Czech Republic.

Contact information:

Pavel Bobek - Commercial Counsellor, Head of Department
Karel Bartosik - Researcher

Embassy of the Czech Republic
26 Kensington Palace Gardens
London W8 4QY

tel: 020-7243-7985
fax: 020-7727-9654
e-mail: oeu.london@embassy.mzv.cz

 

CzechTrade

Are you looking for a new supplier in the Czech Republic? Have you tried the Czech Exporters Directory, but haven't found one? Let CzechTrade know what products or services you are looking for and they will find the most suitable Czech companies for you. This service is especially useful for:

  • Buyers of consumer products, such as food and beverages; glass, porcelain, ceramics and giftware; outdoor gear, clothing and household textile products; furniture and flooring; medical equipment; DIY equipment; vehicles and car accessories.
  • Managers responsible for sourcing materials and industrial products and for manufacturing / packaging / handling / environmental technologies, mainly in the following areas of activity: iron and steel products; machine tools; electrical and electronic equipment; handling and storage; printing; chemicals; environmental protection equipment.
  • Procurement managers involved in identifying suppliers of components/parts/assemblies in the following fields: metalworking; electromechanical industry; plastics, including moulds; furniture and furniture-making equipment.
  • Business development managers engaged in software, telecommunications and biotechnology.

Contact information:

Martin Macourek - director
Czech Trade

26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens
London W8 4QY

tel: 020 72914580
fax: 020 72914582
e-mail: london@czechtrade.cz

 

CzechInvest

CzechInvest, the Investment and Business Development Agency, is an agency of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The main objective of CzechInvest, the Investment and Business Development Agency, is to advise and support existing and new entrepreneurs and foreign investors in the Czech Republic. CzechInvest is exclusively authorized to file applications for investment incentives at the competent governing bodies and prepares draft offers to grant investment incentives. Its task is also to provide potential investors current data and information on business climate, investment environment and investment opportunities in the Czech Republic. CzechInvest´s services are especially:

  • comprehensive services for investors;
  • full information assistance;
  • handling of investment incentives;
  • business properties identification;
  • supplier identification;
  • aftercare services;
  • business infrastructure development;
  • access to structural funds.

Contact information:

Michal Mravinac - director
CzechInvest
26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens
London W8 4QY

tel: 020 7221 9663
mobile: 0778 523 1520
fax: 020 7221 5537
e-mail: london@czechinvest.org

 

UK Trade & Investment

The Trade & Investment Section of the British Embassy in Prague supports UK exports to the Czech Republic and provides advice and assistance to UK companies already present in the Czech market. It also offers advice to Czech companies seeking to do business with the UK or invest in the UK.

Contact information:

British Embassy
UK Trade & Investment
Thunovska 14
118 00 Praha 1

tel: +420 257 402 700
fax: +420 257 402 296
e-mail: tradeinvest.pragc@fco.gov.uk