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Moravian wines highly recognized in the US

Outstanding recognition was awarded to Bohemian and Moravian winemakers at the 34th San Francisco International Wine Competition. more ►

EU Open House 2014

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On Saturday, May 10, the Embassy of the Czech Republic welcomed more than 3000 visitors during the annual EU Open House. All day, we celebrated the work of Franz Kafka, who is one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Please see… more ►

Embassy Highlights Czech Companies

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Economic Section of the Czech Embassy and CzechInvest, the Investment and Business Development Agency of the Czech Republic, presented details on doing business in the Czech Republic and informed about investment incentives for investors in high… more ►

Central Europe: Innovative and Open for Business

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Date: 24 March 2014  Venue: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street NW, Lee Anderson Room

Join us at the US Chamber of Commerce for an event that will focus on the wide range of commercial opportunities in Central Europe, the region's strengths in innovation as well as its priorities for… more ►

Business Mission to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Agreement, hockey player Jaromir Jagr or the company Westinghouse – enough to say that there is a bond between Pittsburgh and Czech Republic. The bond will get even stronger soon as Milan Stech, the President of the Senate of the… more ►

ALBAform - Czech Investment in Georgia

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ALBAform, Inc. is a manufacturer of metal components for the automotive industry and it officially opened its plant in Flowery Branch, GA, on September 23. Its parent company ALBA-METAL is based in Ladna near Breclav in the Czech Republic.… more ►

Czech IT Companies at XChange Americas 2013

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Five Czech companies participated in the XChange Americas 2013 conference in Fort Washington on August 18-20. This annual event is focused on providers of complex IT solutions, mainly for medium and large customers. The Czech participation was… more ►

Prospects of US LNG Exports: The Allies’ Perspective

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On July 9, Ambassador-at-large for energy security Vaclav Bartuska participated in the discussion on the geopolitical aspects of US LNG export trade liberalization from the perspective of the V4 countries (Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and… more ►

Czech-US civil nuclear cooperation - transfer of salt coolant

Governments of the United States and the Czech Republic have recently completed the transfer of 75 kilograms of fluoride salt from Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Czech Nuclear Research Institute Řež. The material will be used in research and… more ►

Minister Kuba and a Czech Trade Mission visit the US

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Czech Minister of Industry and Trade Martin Kuba visited the United States on February 25 - March 1. He was accompanied by a group of representatives of more than 20 Czech companies who are interested in partnering with their US counterparts.… more ►

Delegation visits nuclear construction in Georgia

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The Czech Republic is currently running a tender to build two new nuclear reactors in Temelin in the region of Southern Bohemia. This project is part of a long term strategy aimed at reducing the share of electricity generated by coal and… more ►

Intellectual property rights well-protected in the Czech Republic

Every year, the Office of the United States Trade Representative releases its Special 301 Report on the adequacy and effectiveness of U.S. trading partners’ protection of intellectual property rights. For the second year in a row, the Czech… more ►

Mitas opens a new tire factory in Iowa

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On April 26, the Czech company Mitas opened its first factory in the United States in Charles City, Iowa. It is the largest Czech investment in the US so far amounting to approximately 52 million USD. The full capacity of the plant will be 13… more ►

Minister of Health Leos Heger in Illinois and Minnesota

Minister of Health of the Czech Republic Leos Heger visited Illinois and Minnesota at the end of March 2012. In Chicago, he opened the Czech-US Technology Days, a 2-day event bringing together key players in the field of bio- and nanotechnology… more ►

Czech Republic in Focus on US-Television

US-Television has produced a 30-minute program focused mainly on investment possibilities in the Czech Republic. The show recently aired on Fox 5 New York and features, among others, Minister of Health Leos Heger, Deputy Minister of Finance… more ►

Czech Republic represented at EAA AirVenture Show 2011

The world´s annual biggest aviation convention - EAA AirVenture Show 2011 - took place during the last week of July in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Apart from Czech industry, the Czech Republic was represented by Ambassador Petr Gandalovic and CzechTrade… more ►