The Better Half

Brown, Heidi
July 2008
Forbes Asia;7/21/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p117
The article focuses on the growth opportunities in Czech Republic. It is stated that it possesses a well-educated but relatively low-paid workforce and has attracted multi-national companies like Diners Club International Ltd. Its gross domestic product has grown at a 4%-to-5% annual clip. The Czech stock market's average price/earnings ratio, of 16 is higher than Russia's 12. Its utility CEZ Group has acquired power plants and distribution companies in Bulgaria, Romania and Poland.


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