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In order to succeed on international markets, you first and foremost need high-quality and competitive products or services. However, thorough knowledge of the environment and situation within the area that you intend to enter will also come in useful.

With the resources of the Société Générale Group, we benefit from vast experience in the area of international business operations in more than seventy countries worldwide. In each country, our employees as well as their clients are embedded within the local economy, thereby having first-hand knowledge of the given environment and its specificities.

For more information about professional and economic advisory, visit the Professional Assistance and Economic Insights sections. For more information about banking services and products relating to payment and security instruments, go to the Trade and Export Services section.

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Economic Insights

We provide extensive information service to exporters and importers – our own and in cooperation with the Société Générale Group.

KB commentaries and analyses

A team of KB (macro) economists prepares analyses and predictions of key macroeconomic indicators for the Czech and Slovak economy for KB and its clients. Komerční banka’s GDP and inflation predictions received the Consensus Economics awards for the most accurate panellists participating in the Consensus Forecast survey in 2013 (Czech Republic) and 2014 (Slovakia).

  • The koruna is looking for its new equilibrium

  • We forecast overall economic growth of 2.7% in 2017, which is our estimate for 2018 as well. Household consumption will retain its role of the most stable contributor to GDP growth.

  • Inflation is set to rise to 2.3%on average this year, and we expect it to maintain this pace in 2018 on the back of growth of core prices due to a widening output gap.

  • We expect that the domestic inflationary pressures will imply only one hike this year given the approximately 3% expected appreciation of the koruna versus the euro.

  • Fundamentally, the Czech economy is poised for a stronger koruna. However, the massive speculative position is limiting room for a quick appreciation of the domestic currency and constitutes a risk of temporary but significant depreciation.

  • CZGB yields are set to gradually increase in 2017, but this trend should be mitigated by the expected pre-election drop in supply and the year-end effect of the Resolution fund.

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All commentaries and analyses are available for download via the KB Investment Banking website.

Import Export Solutions Portal

The Import Export Solutions portal offers, for example:

  • Profiles of 186 countries
  • 25,000 market reports
  • Information concerning legal regulations and customs tariffs
  • Database of potential suppliers and customers
  • Calendar of business-related events
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In order to receive such information, you have to register. However, this registration is very quick and free. The website is available in English and French. Use “000000000” as Company Registration No. when logging in for the first time.

Portál Import Export Solutions

All data included on KB Investment Banking website are for information purposes only. Komerční banka, a. s., does not vouch for the correctness and completeness of any information available on this site and cannot be held responsible for any damages. Important Notice.

Professional Assistance

In every region, our global transaction payment system specialists are at your service. They will be happy to assist you with all products and services for trade, export, and conversions.

  • Thanks to their extensive expertise, they are able to provide advice on the structuring of the client’s export/import transaction to take care of the seller’s and buyer’s risks.
  • Global transaction payment system specialists also provide product support for the Trade & Finance OnLine that enables the online processing of bank guarantees and documentary payments.
  • Companies seeking the best solution for their needs or alternative ways of their co-operation with the bank will appreciate the sharing of the practical knowledge related to the use of payment and hedging instruments, specialized financing products and investment banking products.

Contacts

Midwest and Northwest Regions

Jana Petrová

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Plzeň

Tel.: +420 955 581 237

Mobile: +420 602 659 260

E-mail: jana_petrova@kb.cz

Northeast and Eastern Bohemia Regions

Martina Toralová

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Liberec

Tel.: +420 955 571 248

Mobile: +420 602 275 406

E-mail: martina_toralova@kb.cz

Praha

Michal Obručník

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Praha

Tel.: +420 955 532 093

Mobile: +420 737 226 658

E-mail: michal_obrucnik@kb.cz

Southern Moravian, Southern Bohemia and Vysočina Regions

Radek Mendlík

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Brno

Tel.: +420 955 583 920

Mobile: +420 724 112 503

E-mail: radek_mendlik@kb.cz

Central Moravia and Moravia-Silesia Regions

Pavel Němčík

Fotografie: Pavel Němčík

Ostrava

Tel.: +420 955 562 927

Mobile: +420 724 160 800

E-mail: pavel_nemcik@kb.cz

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Benefits of the Société Générale International Group

Since October 2011, we have been a member of the international banking of the Société Générale Group, one of the largest European financial groups. Société Générale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 154,000 employees, based in 76 countries, the group serves more than 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. In each country, Société Générale employees as well as their clients are embedded within the local economy, thereby having first-hand knowledge of the given environment and its specificities.

Therefore, KB experts and our colleagues around the world will assist you at all stages of your international business operations:

  • Market entry and company incorporation abroad
  • Cash flow management
  • Transaction security and hedging
  • Currency risk management
  • Funding for your expansion to international markets
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