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An appraisal of the economic and investment climate in the Czech Republic. It offers an update on market potential in the key sectors, along with "best practice" advice on all aspects of investing in or trading with the Czech Republic.
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  • Book | 304 pages
  • 161.54 x 233.68 x 12.7mm | 385.55g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • maps
  • 0749435151
  • 9780749435158

Table of contents

Part 1 The business context: market potential; economic trends and prospects; political risks; implications of EU membership; social and consumer trends; foreign investment regime; privatisation; capital markets; banking; industrial restructuring; development of e-business. Part 2 Sector profiles: primary industries (food, mining, oil, gas, chemicals, building materials); manufacturing and engineering (electronics, automotive, aerospace, machine tools, construction); utilities (water, electricity, transport, environment); technology, media and telecoms; consumer markets (retailing); financial and business services (banking, insurance, legal, accounting, consultant engineers, architects); tourism and leisure; education and health. Part 3 Business development: finding a business partner; negotiating tactics; market intelligence; sources of grants; imports and export; trading standards, product liability and consumer protection; trade finance; e-commerce; agencies, distributorships and franchises; advertising; intellectual property protection. Part 4 Making an investment/building an organization: starting up a company; mergers, acquisitions and other alliances; accounting and valuation; sources of debt and equity; project finance; tax considerations; property ownership and liabilities; finding premises; employment law; recruitment and compensation; dispute resolution. Part 5 Operational considerations: quality; customer service; management development; change management; innovation; teamworking.
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