About the Event

The International Engineering Fair (MSV) is the leading industrial trade fair in Central Europe with annual participation reaching more than 1700 exhibitors and more than 80,000 visitors from various countries worldwide. All nine of the key specialist sectors of the engineering industry are very well represented.

The visitor profile is very strong, quite in line with the importance of the Fair. 70% of the visitors are decision makers and buying influencers, a third of them are in senior management roles. As one of the best known and well-publicised trade fairs in the country, it attracts over 400 accredited journalists. MSV is an established brand with a long tradition. The event also ensures that both visitors and exhibitors benefit from an excellent range of workshops, seminars and conferences.

Focus Products

    • Mining, metallurgical, ceramic and glass engineering, the foundry industry
    • Materials and components for mechanical engineering
    • Drives, hydraulics and pneumatics, cooling and air-conditioning technology
    • Plastics, rubber, composites, chemicals for engineering
    • Metal-working and forming machines, tools, welding, surface technology
    • Power engineering and heavy-current electrical engineering
    • Electronics, automation and measuring technology
    • Ecological technology
    • Research, development, transfer of technologies, financial and other services

The Czech Republic : Key Features

    • Located in Central Europe and Landlocked by Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Czech Republic is the gateway to Central and Eastern Europe;
    • Stable & prosperous market economy;
    • Industry contributes 38.2% of the GDP (Year 2015);
    • Industry production growth rates 5% (Year 2015);
    • Major Industries are motor vehicles, metallurgy, machinery & equipment & glass;
    • The auto industry is the largest single industry and, together with its upstream suppliers, accounts for nearly 24% of Czech manufacturing. The majority of which is exported to the world;
    • The India and The Czech Republic enjoy Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement, which was signed in October 1998.

Czech Republic: Economy

The Czech Republic has developed an advanced social market economy and social policies that support a high-income welfare state.

As of 2016, the Czech GDP per capita at purchasing power parity is US$ 32,622 and US$ 18,020 at nominal value. The Czech Republic is participating in the European Single Market of the European Union and is therefore a part of the economy of the European Union. Its largest trading partner for both export and import is Germany. As of July 2016, the unemployment rate in Czech Republic was the lowest in EU at 4%, and the poverty rate is the second lowest of OECD members only behind Denmark.

The principal industries are engineering and machine-building, iron and steel production, metalworking, chemical production, electronics, transportation equipment, textiles, glass, brewing, ceramics, and pharmaceuticals. Its main agricultural products are sugar beets, fodder roots, potatoes, wheat, and hops.

India & Czech Republic: Bilateral Relations

India’s overall exports to Czech Republic consistently maintained a growing trend and reached to US$ 448 million in 2015 with a growth more than 350 per cent in last 10 years.

Major Items of Indian Exports: Iron and Steel, Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Textile yarn, fabrics, made-up articles, Electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, Power-generating machinery and equipment, Medical and pharmaceutical products, Miscellaneous manufactured articles, footwear, General industrial machinery and equipment, Organic chemicals.

Major Items of Indian Imports: Boilers and Electrical Machineries, Machinery specialized for particular industries, General industrial machinery and equipment, Roads vehicles, Organic chemicals, Rubber materials, Telecommunications and sound-recording equipment.

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