United Kingdom and Ireland

Given the ongoing Covid-19 situation, please, refer to the Exporter's Directory to find companies with products reacting to the pandemic.

CzechTrade, your trusted Czech Republic business body, is the perfect gateway to connect Czech & UK businesses in both manufacturing and service sectors.

With a strong office network of over 50 branches worldwide, CzechTrade is a truly global partner delivering extensive experience within Czech manufactures with typically strong USPs. We can help transform your business in making it more unique.

The London office was established in 2002 and is covering both UK and Ireland.

CzechTrade UK mainly concentrates on engineering supply chain to automotive, aerospace, oil&gas, machinery, electrotechnical, energy & power, rail or medical industries.

The automotive industry is a core category as we focus on the whole supply chain including Tier1 to OEMs. We have developed strong connections with key UK-based car manufacturers and we are working hard to make Czech & UK relationship work both ways in that area.

Other sectors are interior design & architecture, craft beer and renewables.

We connect Czech & UK businesses via organising sourcing days, trade shows, private showcases and networking events. We can also provide bespoke supplier search, tailored matchmaking and provide you with in-house databases.

Czechs are not losing entrepreneurial appetite
Czechs are not losing entrepreneurial appetite
12.01.2021
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Bisnode data suggest that around 2000 new businesses have been launched every month since the pandemic arrived in the country in March 2020.
Clothing brand Blažek applied for insolvency
Clothing brand Blažek applied for insolvency
30.12.2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Mainly due to Coronavirus pandemic the famous Czech suit manufacturer Blažek was forced to apply for insolvention.
Shops slowly gaining their profits back, albeit still in loss
Shops slowly gaining their profits back, albeit still in loss
22.12.2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom
The first Christmas shopping rush had people spend even more money than last year, the upcoming lockdown however let the majority of...
Investors buying discount stores, stores with cheaper goods keep on surviving
Investors buying discount stores, stores with cheaper goods keep on surviving
18.12.2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom
ZDRInvestments acquired six retail parks in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria in Q4 of 2020. The total sum was about 1 billion CZK.
Demand for EVs in Czech Republic still at rock bottom
Demand for EVs in Czech Republic still at rock bottom
18.12.2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Electromobility in the Czech Republic is still far behind the rest of Europe. With only 808 charging stations in service, which account...
Škoda Transportation invests CZK 1bn in Škoda Vagonka
Škoda Transportation invests CZK 1bn in Škoda Vagonka
16.12.2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom
In 2021, Škoda Transportation will invest 1 bil. CZK in the expansion of Škoda Vagonka. New paint shop for 300 mil. CZK will be built, as...
In conversation with Jiri Rak, Director of CzechTrade, UK and Ireland
In conversation with Jiri Rak, Director of CzechTrade, UK and Ireland
09.12.2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom
On CzechTrade activities in general and in the COVID-19 reality, first impressions when living in London, plans for 2021, and so much...
MUNI and Artios to get USD 30m for development of cancer drugs
MUNI and Artios to get USD 30m for development of cancer drugs
09.12.2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom
The Masaryk University in Brno (MUNI) and Artios Pharma will get a preliminary investment of USD 30m from Merck for the development of...
Prague Airport to invest 250 mil. CZK for renovation of Terminal 3
Prague Airport to invest 250 mil. CZK for renovation of Terminal 3
08.12.2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom
The investment will take place in 2021, and the renovation will be carried out even in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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"Just wanted to say thank you for arranging a very fulfilling tour of the factories in the Czech republic. Myself and my business partner thoroughly enjoyed it . We found all the representatives of Czech trade to be very helpful, professional and pleasant. We are going to reivew the visit over the next few days and then contact the factories that made the largest impression upon us."

Neil Mangan/Ecoblox Ltd

 

"The project with the London office was my first experience with the CzechTrade agency. I was impressed by the quality of the market report about the aviation sector in the UK which captured precisely the potential for our products. CzechTrade also introduced to us to a partner who now works with us on product and business development. I appreciate the high standard of professionalism and CzechTrade´s dedication to the needs of enterpreneurs and will continue to work with their offices in other countries as well."
Věra Procházková/Anvela Ltd