Almost 80 percent of locally-based companies are disturbed by a recent debate in the Czech Republic about a referendum on leaving the European Union, suggests a new survey. And over a quarter of firms would consider upping sticks if what has been dubbed Czexit were to actually take place, the study indicates.
It was meant to be one of the biggest Chinese investments in the Czech Republic. Now a deal giving the Chinese energy giant CEFC a 50 percent stake in the financial company J&T Finance Group looks highly uncertain as do CEFC’s other activities in the country. The company is reported to be in financial straits and its CEO under arrest for economic crime.
A 1.0 billion crown investment in the Czech Republic to launch production
of what claims to be a revolutionary battery should begin by the middle of
October, say the investment group behind it.
Construction of the factory to produce the HE3DA battery should begin near the eastern Czech town of Havířov on October 16. The investment is being backed by a group of investors called Battery Unite.
The Czech inventor behind the battery says that its sandwich structure of layers give it a revolutionary performance compared with conventional batteries and could revolutionise the global energy scene thanks to its relatively low manufacturing costs and high performance.
A Chinese tire manufacturer plans to build a plant in the Moravian-Silesian
region, President Milos Zeman said during a visit to the region on Tuesday.
Mr. Zeman said he had negotiated with a Chinese company the size of Nexen which wanted to invest in the industrial zone Triangl. According to the president the investment should create 1,500 to 2,000 new jobs.
Although he failed to name the company, the ctk news agency says that billion crown investor could be Linglong Tire which had previously shown an interest in investing in the Czech Republic.