The Czech Republic may need another nuclear power station, says the Industry and Trade Minister Jiri Rusnok. The Czech ministers of trade and defence have been lobbying in India on behalf of the Czech military aircraft maker Aero Vodochody. Matsushita is planning to invest another 8 million USD in a R&D facility in Czech Republic. Mobile penetration is expected to reach 90 percent in 2003.
The Czech Republic's aircraft manufacturer, Aero Vodochody, which has suffered many losses and setbacks over the past few years, is to receive a much needed boost. Boeing, which owns Aero Vodochody, has helped the company procure a contract to produce helicopters for the American company Sikorsky, which will bring in up to 230 million dollars. has the details: