Doing business in Czech Republic

A major market located at the heart of Europe, the Czech Republic offers great opportunities for UK companies.

A sophisticated market where English is widely spoken and British products well received the Czech Republic is located at the heart of Europe with Prague less than two hours flying time from the UK. Thanks to its excellent location, the country offers very good links to neighbouring markets and might be your gateway to Central Europe.

More than 300 British companies are present, ranging from large investors to smaller companies established by British entrepreneurs. Companies like Rolls Royce, Mott MacDonald and Marks & Spencer even base their Central European headquarters here.

What are the opportunities?

Opportunities lie in numerous sectors including for example Power, Food & Drink, Consumer Goods/Retail, Science & Technology/Innovation, Education & Training and Advanced Engineering/Design.

Guide to doing business in the Czech Republic

UKTI has produced a guide aimed at companies experienced in overseas trade who are new to doing business with Czech Republic. This guide aims to provide a route map of the way ahead, together with signposts to sources of help.

  • Introduction

  • Preparing to export

  • How to do business

  • Business etiquette, language and culture

  • What are the challenges?

  • How to invest in Czech Republic

  • Contacts

  • Resources / Useful links

Download the Czech Republic Doing Business Guide

Sector briefing

For information on your sector in Czech Republic including opportunities, events and key contacts, please check out the latest sector briefings.

See all sector reports for Czech Republic

Countries: Czech Republic
Topics: Getting Started
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