Singapore - Czech Republic Business Forum 2019

Date/Time         : 15 Jan 2019 (Tuesday)

Time                 : 9:30am – 1:30pm (registration start at 9am)

Venue               : The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, Chihuly Room, Level 3

Dress Code      : Business Formal

Fee                   : Complimentary for SBF Members and Supporting TACs;

                           SGD 60 for Non-Members (Including GST)

Key Facts About Czech Republic

  • Market – Czech Republic has a population of 10,700,000 of which 86% of the population between the ages of 25 – 64 years old have a form of tertiary education. The high levels of education have allowed Czech Republic to maintain one of the lowest unemployment levels at 2.9% in the EU, giving them a sizeable educated and skilled workforce.


  • Economy – Czech Republic is a prosperous market economy that has a GDP Estimate of US$215.7 billion in 2017 and boasts one of the highest GDP growth rates at 4.3% per annum in the EU. The Czech Republic’s exports comprise some 80% of its GDP. Exports of land transportation vehicles, energy machinery electric equipment and articles of iron and steel accounted for 60% of the total exports. Roughly 3% of total exports heads towards East Asia & the Pacific.


  • Sectors of Opportunities High-tech Manufacturing, Business Services, R&D, Utilities, Real Estate, Defence Technology, Automotive, ICT & Software Development, Nanotechnology, Life Science, Energy & Environment, and Aerospace & Aviation.

                                                                                              Source: CIA Factbook, Dec 2018

Who Should Attend?

Singapore businesses who are:

  • Interested in obtaining first-hand information on Czech Republic’s economic developments and market conditions
  • Keen in learning more about the emerging opportunities and sectoral projects available for Singapore companies
  • Interested in networking and meeting with Czech Republic officials and businessmen from the following sectors -
  • Manufacturing, Aviation, Defence, Medical Technology, Real Estate, Chemical, Construction, E-Commerce, Industrial IT, Logistics & Supply Chain and Textile.



9:00 am


9:30 am

Welcome Remarks by

Mr Ho Meng Kit, CEO, Singapore Business Federation

9:40 am

Opening Remarks by

Mr Stanislav Kázecký, Vice President, Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic

9:50 am

Keynote Addresses by

Minister of Singapore


10:05 am

Guest of Honour Keynote Address by

H.E. Mr Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister of Czech Republic

10:20 am

Keynote Addresses by

H.E. Ms Marta Nováková, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

10:40 am

Introduction of the Czech Republic Business Delegation by

Mr. Lukas Martin, Director of International Relations Department, Czech Confederation of Industry

10:55 am


11:10 am

Business to Business Meetings

12:10 pm

Buffet Lunch

1:30 pm


Information correct at time of print


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For more information, you may contact Mr. Alden Ch’ng at ( / 6827 6857) or Ms. Gan Jing Wen at ( / 6827 6897).

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