Japan

CzechTrade is the official governmental organization whose mission is to promote mutual trade between the Czech Republic and major economies in the rest of the world. With over 50 branches worldwide CzechTrade helps Czech exporters when searching for new markets and business opportunities in several countries and industries. To the Japanese partners we provide the general overview of the business envrionment in the Czech Republic, business intelligence and knowledge about the key players, market research, and facilitation the contacts to the potential trade partners. Our main advantage is a very comprehensive database of availanble suppliers in the Czech Republic.  

The CzechTrade Tokyo Office was launched in January 2019 in partnership with CzechInvest who has been present on the Japanese market since 1998. It serves as main contact point for Japanese enterprises, business and businessmen intersted in finding a matching trade partner in the Czech Republic where companies have a long tradition in various industries like machinery, automotive, aerospace, food-processing, software and apps development, glassworks, design goods, musical instruments and many others. In Japan, we promote Czech companies at different events and occasions: trade shows, sourcing days, matchamking events, company presentations etc.

ŠKODA AUTO starts production of electric cars components
ŠKODA AUTO starts production of electric cars components
10.09.2019
Japan Japan
ŠKODA AUTO has manufactured the first series components for electric cars produced by the concern Volkswagen (VW).
Average wage grows 4.3% and exceeds CZK 34,000
Average wage grows 4.3% and exceeds CZK 34,000
05.09.2019
Japan Japan
In the second quarter of 2019, the average gross monthly nominal wage calculated according to employee numbers in the economy totalled...
ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab launches service BeRider in Prague
ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab launches service BeRider in Prague
04.09.2019
Japan Japan
ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab has launched in Prague the pilot operation of a service for the sharing of electric scooters, the BeRider.
MF: State deficit at CZK 15.38bn on Aug 31
MF: State deficit at CZK 15.38bn on Aug 31
03.09.2019
Japan Japan
As at August 31, 2019, total revenues of the Czech Republic’s state budget were CZK 969.80bn, total expenditures were CZK 985.18bn and...
CERGE-EI: Minimum wage growth does not impact employment
CERGE-EI: Minimum wage growth does not impact employment
30.08.2019
Japan Japan
In 2012-2017, the minimum monthly wage in the Czech Republic increased 37.5% from CZK 8,000 to CZK 11,000.
Nexen Tire ceremonially opens plant at Triangle
Nexen Tire ceremonially opens plant at Triangle
29.08.2019
Japan Japan
On August 28, 2019, Korean company Nexen Tire ceremonially opened its first European tire-production plant at the Triangle Industrial...
MPO: ČVUT and GE Aviation start testing aircraft engines
MPO: ČVUT and GE Aviation start testing aircraft engines
26.08.2019
Japan Japan
The Czech Technical University in Prague (ČVUT) and GE Aviation have begun testing GE Catalyst turboprop engines that will be...
Export and import prices up in Q2
Export and import prices up in Q2
14.08.2019
Japan Japan
Export prices increased by 1.7% year on year in Q2 2019. Import prices grew by 1.5%.
Unemployment down to 1.9% in Q2 2019
Unemployment down to 1.9% in Q2 2019
07.08.2019
Japan Japan
The general unemployment rate of persons aged 15 to 64 in Q2 2019 decreased by 0.3 pp year-on-year to 1.9%.