The Association for Foreign Investment is a group of leading service professionals helping foreign entities establish and develop their operations in the Czech Republic. The AFI and its members have an in-depth knowledge of the local business environment and provide expert support for investors and exporters in all key phases of investment decision-making and implementation. 

The AFI’s key added value is its members' far-reaching awareness of investment and business opportunities on the Czech market. 

AFI support for investors

  • Support in the area of benchmarking and the selection process
  • General information relating to the country and investment environment
  • Advice on site selection
  • Comprehensive services related to getting established on the market
  • Necessary infromation from all sectors of the economy ('doing business', analysis)
  • Organization of investors´visits to the Czech Republic
  • Personal consultations
  • Meditation of contacts with business partners and other relevant entities
  • Facilitation of contact with the public sector, the academic sphere and research organisations
  • Expert support in the area of visas and work permits
  • M&A advisory, target selection 
  • Aftercare services and support of expansions in the Czech Republic and abroad 

How we can help you


Dozens of reference projects involving successfully implemented investments and the extensive experience of our member companies with investments of various sizes and across a broad spectrum of sector are evidence of the high level of quality of the provided services.

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A typical example of a manufacturing project may include the following list of services provided by our member companies:

  • Feasibility study
  • Site selection (from the perspective of availability of labour, customers, property leasing costs vs. the length of permit processes)
  • Information on forms of available government support and other aid (investment incentives, EU funds, tax-deductible items, support for research and development projects)
  • Tax advisory services, structuring, optimisation, international taxation
  • Legal advisory services, compliance, agreements
  • HR consulting and recruitment
  • Executive search
  • Financial advisory services
  • Environmental advisory services
  • Permit processes
  • Negotiations with authorities
  • Preparation of project documentation
  • Cost management
  • Construction management
  • Construction
  • Turn-key projects
  • Technical due diligence
  • Relocation
  • Information Technology Support
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