Inspired by the optimism and accomplishments of our expert panel, fortified by wines from California and cocktails from Coca-Cola, fed by barbecue from Roman Paulus, and supported by the generous sponsorship of MetLife, AmCham celebrated the 26th year of the AmCham and the naming of a new board of directors, to be chaired by incoming president, Ladislav Haškovec of Honeywell.
On June 28 the American Chamber of Commerce hosted a discussion roundtable on quotas for work permits for foreigners with the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Interior. The discussion covered decision of the cabinet on the number of work permits for foreigners to simplify the application process.
This letter on economic priorities is a policy document of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic (AmCham). The priorities are intended to create a framework for deciding which policy initiatives the AmCham will pursue, and to set some long-term policy objectives for our cooperation with governments and other associations.
On June 14 Minister of Transport Dan Ťok and AmCham members discussed the current development in transport network in the Czech Republic, with 200 km already built and 150 km planned to be built and maintained in next few years. The building of the Czech tranport network connecting the Czech Republic with its neighbours is more likely to be finished by 2025.
The Trump Administration announced yesterday that a tariff of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum would be applied on products from the European Union, as well as Mexico and Canada, starting on June 1. This follows several weeks of waivers while the parties attempted to reach an agreement which would prevent such a tariff.
Amcham' s HR Committee met in Randstad to hear about results of extensive research of first year conducted also in the Czech Republic: Randstad Employer Brand Research, "REBR". Alžběta Honsová, Randstad Marketing & Communication Manager and Gabriela Hrbáčková Kedová, Director of Randstad Professionals, showed in their presentation what are drivers for employees according to age, education etc., what makes them leave and what they are willing to offer when it comes to getting an ideal job.