Economy and Market

The “communist” tractor has become “ferrarista”

The historic manufacturer of agricultural machinery has engaged Pininfarina to have a bit more sex appeal The profile is sinuous and physical. Its lines are like those of an elegant Ferrari racing car. Even its bright red chrome finish is similar to that of...

The Czech paradise with its shades and the Brexit burden

The economy of the Czech Republic continues to grow despite a substantial slowdown. There is concern over the lack of manpower and the weakness of the crown. Large-scale enterprises want the adoption of the euro but the central Bank and the government are slowing...

Čezeta 506, retro design and green soul

Vintage design and an electric motor, the Čezeta scooters, icons of Czechoslovak roads in the sixties, are born again A massive, rounded body, and an extended “front” that ends with a big chrome headlight: because of its original features, the Čezeta scooter was given...

Cercando Google su Seznam.cz

Story of the little search engine that stands up to the most used website in the world. The fortune of Seznam was to understand that the single mailbox would not be enough With more than seven million hits a month Seznam.cz is the most...

Škoda and Volkswagen, the Czech Autoland trembles

The scandal could have an impact on the Czech GDP and industry, but the government and analysts have downplayed the risks In the last five years foreign investors have created 10 thousand jobs in the Czech automotive industry The bombshell that struck Volkswagen, which...

The Czech Republic is sprucing up for investors

A privileged destination for the arrival of foreign capital and monitored by the Asiatic countries that intend to expand into Europe The Czech Republic is back in fashion, or perhaps, for its customers, it had never faded into oblivion. The international economic crisis, coupled...

The roaring Czech economy

Record GDP in the first quarter bodes well, including the macroeconomic figures. Driving this growth is the automotive and manufacturing industry, but increasing domestic demand and consumption are beginning to bear fruit The economy of the Czech Republic seems to have finally awakened from...

Czechs and Expo, the many victories of creativity

A brief history of the Czech participations in the large World fairs, and of when the Prague style surprised the world A grand parade of artists, who intrigued and fascinated visitors. Yet, the winning factor of the Czechoslovak pavilion at Expo ‘58, was something...

Škorpion, bursts of fire and mysteries

The historic submachine pistol, born in communist Czechoslovakia, is still a well known weapon all over the world for its deadly effectiveness  As lethal as the insect, whose name it bears, the Škorpion Vz. 61 submachine pistol has been and remains, along with the...

Prague and the euro, love and hatred?

Zeman leads the front that is in favour of it, while Babiš and the Čnb governor that of those who are opposed to it. And while they discuss about a possible date for its adoption, the crown devaluation policy is still in place The...