MODERATOR: Sarah Kingsbury, IHS Markit
Series of 10-min Presentations
followed by short Q&A
New investment: Attracting global OEMs when choosing a country for production
Strategic outlook: How can CEE attract OEM investment?
Czech Republic: Czech and regional auto trends and new supply-chain and training initiatives
Slovakia: with €17bn exports and 200,000 workers employed in automotive, are plans for more high-end R&D on track?
- Hungary: updates on wage growth, education trends, industry plans, as well as FDI and R&D
- UK DIT: Britain's Automotive industry and links with CEE post-Brexit. Consequences for supply-chains and new direction of industrial policy?
- Slovenia: New investments and new initiatives in high-tech
Risks: Will weak export demand in Western Europe affect Central Europe?
- Invest Lithuania: Transition from best kept secret to destination of choice