- Country with long and rich industrial heritage
- Leading recipient of FDI in Central and Eastern Europe
- Stable economy: robust growth, low inflation
- Strong technical education: over 70,000 students
Total number of students: 298,196
Usti n. L
8,688
Liberec
7,633
Bachelor programme
Master programme
K. Vary
798
Post graduate
M. Boleslav
325
Foreign students
H. Kralove
9,856
Cheb
1,972
Kladno
275
Opava
2,192
Prague
113,601
Kolin
220
Pardubice
7,058
Plzen
15,812
Source: Institute
for Information
on Education,
Statistical Yearbook, 2005
Ostrava
28,819
Olomouc
16,684
Pisek
21
Prerov
51
J. Hradec
1,233
Zlin
7,508
Trebic
59
C. Budejovice
9,070
Karvina
1,954
Litomysl
68
Brno
62,763
Lednice
1052
Kunovice
484
Inflow of foreign direct
investment
12
8
6
11
8.5
4
6.3
5
2
5.6
3.7
2.6
Source: CNB, Oct. 2006
20
05
20
02
20
01
20
00
19
99
19
98
20
04
2.1
1.3
19
97
1.4
19
96
19
95
0.9
19
94
0.7
19
93
0
5
20
03
USD BN
10
Foreign investors in
the Czech Republic
╌ 45% of employees in industry
╌ 55% of industrial production
╌ 65% of industrial exports
╌ 400+ US companies
╌ 165 Japanese companies
╌ 20 Taiwanese companies
╌ 15 Korean companies
Salaries in regions of the
Czech Republic
Average gross monthly salary
in 2005:
19 030 CZK = 639 EUR
Region
Prague region
Central Bohemia region
South Bohemian region
Plzeň region
Karlovy Vary region
Ústí region
Liberec region
Salaries (EUR)
804
625
558
593
537
574
571
Region
Hradec Králové region
Pardubice region
Vysočina region
South Moravian region
Olomouc region
Zlín region
Moravian Silesian region
(Exchange rate: 1 EUR = 29,784 CZK; average exchange rate for 2005 published by Czech National Bank)
Salaries (EUR)
550
549
547
571
544
551
592
Czech Republic: location &
transport infrastructure
´European Banana´
Heartland of Europe
European Logistic Centres
Czech Republic – no1 global
services location in Europe!
Country
Score
Rank
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
India
7.76
1
China
7.34
2
Czech Republic
7.26
3
Singapore
7.25
4
Poland
7.24
5
Canada
7.23
6
Hong Kong
7.19
7
Hungary
7.17
8
Source: A.T. Kearney Global Services Location Index 2005
Source: EIU, 2005
Major investors in
Research and Development
4
18
3 19 1
7
6
1) Valeo
5
2
2) Ricardo
3) Rockwell Automation
21
17
4) STMicroelectronics
5) S3 Silicon&Software Systems
6) Honeywell
8
7) Siemens VDO
8) Robert Bosch
9) Bosch Diesel
10) Rieter
11) Honeywell
16) Hayes Lemmerz
12) AMI Semiconductor
17) Mercedes Benz
13) ON Semiconductor
18) Siemens Kolejová vozidla
14) Siemens Automotive
19) Latecoere
15) Visteon
20) Freescale Semiconductor
25
22
10
15
9
23
11
12 24
14
13
21) Matsushita
22) Roper Industries
23) Tyco Safety Syst.
24) IMI-Norgren
25) Siemens Rail
20
16
Selected U.S. Investment Projects
in the Czech Republic
CHART INDUSTRIES
BELDEN CDT
JOHNSON CONTROLS
Manufacturing
BLACK&DECKER TRW
DELPHI PACKARD
Facilities
PARKER HANNIFIN
ARVINMERITOR
EATON
DONALDSON
PITSBURGH CORNING
DANA AERO VODOCHODY
(SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT)
OPW
OWENS ILLINOIS
TRW
KIMBERLY -CLARK
PROCTER&GAMBLE
PEPSICO
EASTMAN CHEMICALS
PRAGUE
THERMO KING
ARROW
BRIGGS & STRATTON
LEAR
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING
OSTRAVA
BAXTER
AVX
KIMBERLY
SC JOHNSON
GOODYEAR
PHILIP MORRIS
-CLARK
WESTVACO
TRW
TIMKEN HAYES LEMMERZ
BOBCAT
INGERSOLL-RAND
CTS CORP.
TOMKINS
MASTER FOODS
MORA
PRECISION CAST CORP.
VISTEON
DURA
AEROSPACE
CZECH PRECISION FORGE
KRAFT FOODS TATRA
MEOPTA
(TEREX)
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS
ON SEMICONDUCTOR
DURA AUTOMOTIVE
DELPHI
TYCO ADC
HONEYWELL
DANAHER
BRNO ANDREW
TEXTRON
OTIS
COLLINS & AIKMAN
Update: June 2006
Selected U.S. Investment Projects
in the Czech Republic
Business Support Services
or R&D Centers
JOHNSON CONTROLS
HONEYWELL
SUN MICROSYSTEMS
PRAGUE COMPUTER ASSOCIATES
EXXON MOBIL
ACCENTURE
EDS
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION
INGERSOLL-RAND/THERMO KING
HEWLETT-PACKARD
YOUNGER OPTICS
SYSTINET
MONSTER TECHNOLOGIES
ABBOTT LABORATORIES
ADOBE SYSTEMS
QUADBASE
ARIBA
TRW
Update: June 2006
IVAX
OSTRAVA
SCHNEIDER
LOGISTICS
ROPER
GE MONEY
MULTISERVIS
ON SEMICONDUCTOR
MOTOROLA
BRNO MAYO CLINIC
FREESCALE
TYCO
IBM
HONEYWELL
AMI SEMICONDUCTOR
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES
Eaton Industries
investment 50 mil. USD
 several hundred new jobs
 potential for future
expansion

“We are pleased to be
bringing new job
opportunities and
technical skills to the
region.”
Jean-Pierre Lacombe,
Vice-President, Europe, Eaton
Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation: development
laboratory in Prague
-- In the Czech Republic since 1993
-- Cooperation with Czech Technical University
-- Cooperation with University of Western Bohemia
-- One of 5 independent development labs of RA in the world
-- 20+ development engineers
-- Development of software for industrial machinery
Schneider Logistics
╌ Financial and accounting SSC
╌ Located in Olomouc – Central Moravia
╌ Start of operations: March 2005
╌ Support to customers of SL from all over Europe
╌ Operation in up to 12 European languages
╌ Over 300 employees
Computer Associates
Mainframe Center of
Excellence in Prague
╌ First of a kind, world-class development facility for
next-generation software solutions
╌ Total of € 36 million planned investment
╌ Planned staff: 200; 65% of that to be recent
graduates
╌ Over 4,000 sq meters, located in “The Park”
business area in Prague 4
ICRC – International
Clinical Research Center
╌ Project of the Mayo Clinic and St. Anne's university hospital
in Brno
╌ Creation of a new type clinical-research-educational center
focused on cardio- and neurovascular diseases, internal
medicine, neurology and oncology
╌ Investment of CZK 2 mld
Will become one of the
largest platforms for medical
and biotech research in the CEE
Investment Incentives
In the Czech Republic available for:
- manufacturing
- technology centers
- business support services
- training centers
- job creation
Investment Incentives
Available for different projects in the form of:
- corporate tax holiday
- direct subsidies
- training and re-training grants
- job creation grants
- R&D expenses deductions
EU financial support:
areas of support
╌ Development of human resources
(training/retraining, etc)
╌ Innovation and technological development
(incubators, technological platforms, science and technology parks,
clusters, industry-academia cooperation, innovation projects, capacity
buildings of R&D centers, etc.)
╌ Consultancy services
(management consultancy services, quality certification, HR
management, etc.)
╌ Access to financial resources
(venture capital, seed financing, banking services for small & medium
-sized enterprises, etc.)
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-- Find potential suppliers / JV partners
-- Liase with government bodies
-- Handle incentives applications
-- Administer Structural Funds
-- Provide aftercare services
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the Czech Republic ?
╌ People
╌ Infrastructure
╌ Cost efficiency
╌ Market
╌ Strong partners
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