STORY OF THE CZECH ECONOMY – Conference “15 years in the EU”

On the 1st of May 2019, the Czech Republic celebrated 15 years since its accession to the EU. On that occasion, the European Commission’s Representation in the Czech Republic brought together various stakeholders that were both preparing the entry of the country to the EU and that represent it today, as well as social partners and other important stakeholders. During the conference, the speakers discussed to what extent the Czech standard of living has approximated to those of other EU Member States, what was the influence of EU membership on business and investment in the Czech Republic, and how the financial resources from the EU budget helped Czech economy.