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Since 2004, trade and commerce between the Czech Republic and Norway/Iceland are regulated by the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). The agreement brings together, in a single EEA market, the EU Member States and Iceland & Norway (as EFTA States). Furthermore, the Czech Republic and Norway concluded an agreement on the mutual promotion and protection of investments.

According to Czech statistics of trade, Norway has been ranking around 25th place globally in terms of the price of exports from the Czech Republic. The statistics of Iceland show the Czech Republic as 20th largest importer of goods.
 



Balance of trade between the Czech Republic and Norway
in CZK billion

 

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Import to CZ

28,1

14,4

8,4

11,7

6,2

6,2

Export from CZ

16,2

16,2

17,1

17,6

18,2

18,8

Turnover

44,3

30,6

25,5

29,3

24,4

25

Balance

-11,9

1,8

8,7

5,9

12,0

12,6

 

Main export commodities from the Czech Republic to Norway

  • Passenger motor vehicles
  • Office machines and automatic data processing equipment
  • Machines and mechanical appliances for industrial use and for energy production
  • Metal products, iron and steel
  • Telecommunications, sound recording and reproducing equipment
  • Furniture
  • Modular buildings


Main import commodities from Norway to the Czech Republic

  • Fish and fish products
  • Non-ferrous metals, iron and steel
  • Road motor vehicles and machinery for industrial use
  • Inorganic chemicals
  • Medicinal and pharmaceutical products
  • Electric appliances
     


Balance of trade between the Czech Republic and Iceland
in CZK billion

 

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Import to CZ

1,4

1,3

2,1

1,3

1,5

1,5

Export to CZ

0,8

0,8

1,2

1,5

1,5

1,1

Turnover

2,2

2,1

3,3

2,8

3,0

2,6

Balance

-0,6

-0,5

-0,9

0,2

0

-0,4

 

Main export commodities from the Czech Republic to Iceland

  • Passenger motor vehicles
  • Office machines and automatic data processing equipment
  • Machines and mechanical appliances for industrial use
  • Metal products
  • Medical equipment


Main import commodities from Iceland to the Czech Republic

  • Aluminium components (for the automotive industry)
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Fish and fish products
  • Iron and steel

2nd Open Call for grants under the Fund for Bilateral Relations

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National Focal Point for the EEA and Norway Grants in the Czech Republic has announced the second Open Call for submission of grant applications for bilateral initiatives under the Fund for Bilateral Relations. Applications may be submitted… more ►