List of companies of the Czech Republic

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Location of the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a nation state in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.[1] The Czech Republic covers an area of 78,866 square kilometres (30,450 sq mi) with mostly temperate continental climate and oceanic climate. It is a unitary parliamentary republic, has 10.5 million inhabitants and the capital and largest city is Prague, with over 1.2 million residents.

The Czech Republic joined NATO in 1999 and the European Union in 2004; it is a member of the United Nations, the OECD, the OSCE, and the Council of Europe. It is a developed country[2] with an advanced,[3] high income economy[4] and high living standards.[5][6][7] The UNDP ranks the country 14th in inequality-adjusted human development.[8] The Czech Republic also ranks as the 6th most peaceful country, while achieving strong performance in democratic governance. It has the lowest unemployment rate in the European Union.[9]

For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "Business entities in the Czech Republic".

Largest by revenue[edit]

This is a list of companies based in the Czech Republic by revenue. The list is limited to companies with annual revenues exceeding 50 billion CZK. Revenue, assets and net income are shown in CZK billions.

Ranking Name Industry Revenue (2015) Assets Net income Employees Majority owner
1. ŠKODA AUTO a.s. Automobiles 314.9[10] 202.6[10] 18.4[10] 25,452[10] Global VW Automotive B.V. (100%)
2. ČEZ, a. s. Electricity 210.2[11] 602.7[11] 20.6[11] 26,248[11] Ministry of Finance (70%)
3. AGROFERT, a.s. Conglomerate 167.1[12] 119.9[12] 8.6[12] 33,722[12] Andrej Babiš (100%)
4. RWE Supply & Trading CZ, a.s. Oil & gas 140.2[13] 49.2[13] -4.6[13] 17[13] RWE Gas International B.V. (100%)
5. FOXCONN CZ s.r.o. Consumer electronics 124.5[14] 25.1[14] 1.4[14] 3,699[14] Foxconn Holdings B.V. (100%)
6. UNIPETROL, a.s. Chemicals 124.2[15] 48.5[15] -0.6[15] POLSKI KONCERN NAFTOWY ORLEN S.A. (63%)[15]
7. Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Czech s.r.o. Automobiles 106.3[16] 65.8[16] 8.9[16] Hyundai Motor Company (100%)
8. Energetický a průmyslový holding, a.s. Conglomerate 101.6[17] 341.0[17] 13.1[17] none
9. ČEPRO, a.s. Oil & gas 93.1[18] 19.3 0.5 Ministry of Finance (100%)
10. ALPIQ ENERGY SE Electricity 89.5[19] 9.7[19] 0.2[19] Alpiq AG (100%)
11. Barum Continental spol. s r.o. Tires 55.7[20] 40.1[20] 4.0[20] Continental Holding France Sarl (70%)[20]
12. Continental Automotive Czech Republic s.r.o. Auto Parts 51.7[21] 50.7[21] 1.7[21] Continental Automotive Holding Netherlands B.V. (99.9%)
13. Kaufland Česká republika v.o.s. General Retailers 51.4[22] 27.5[22] 1.6[22] Kaufland Tschechien Warenhandel GmbH
14. FINITRADING, a.s. Metallurgy 51.2[23] 50.1[23] 4.7[23] none
15. ENI Česká republika, s.r.o. Gasoline retail 50.8[18] 10.6 -1.4 Eni International B.V. (99.9%)

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Aero Vodochody Industrials Aerospace Odolena Voda 1919 Aircraft, part of Penta Investments (Slovakia)
Ahold Czech Republic Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Prague 1991 Supermarkets
ASIX s.r.o. Industrials Electronic equipment Prague 1991 Circuits, electronics
Avast Technology Software Prague 1988 Security software
Barrandov Studios Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Prague 1921 Film studios
Budweiser Bier Bürgerbräu Consumer goods Brewers České Budějovice 1795 Brewery
Budweiser Budvar Brewery Consumer goods Brewers České Budějovice 1785 Brewery
Česká pošta Industrials Delivery services Prague 1918 Postal services
Česká spořitelna Financials Banks Prague 1825 Bank, part of Erste Group (Austria)
Česká zbrojovka firearms Industrials Defense Uherský Brod[24] 1936 Weapons
České dráhy Industrials Railroads Prague 2003 Railways
České Radiokomunikace Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Prague[25] 1963 Telecom
Československá obchodní banka Financials Banks Prague 1964 Bank
CETIN Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Prague 2015 Telecommunication infrastructure
Cinema City Czech Republic Consumer services Recreational services Prague 1999[26] Theatres
ČKD Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Prague 1927 Trams, vehicles
CS Link Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Prague 2006 Satellite service
Czech Airlines Consumer services Airlines Prague 1923 Airline
Czech National Bank Financials Banks Prague 1919 Central bank
Dominant CZ Consumer goods Farming & fishing Studenec 1989 Hatcheries for hens and chickens
Indies Records Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Brno 1990 Record label
Jablotron Consumer goods Consumer electronics Jablonec nad Nisou 1990 Phones and security devices
Jan Becher Consumer goods Distillers & vintners Karlovy Vary 1807 Liqueur
Jihostroj Industrials Aerospace Velešín 1919 Aircraft components
Josef Lidl Consumer goods Recreational products Brno 1892 Musical instruments
Kaden models Consumer goods Toys Nový Hrádek 1950 Toys
Kenvelo Consumer services Apparel retailers Prague 1991 Clothing
Kofola Consumer goods Soft drinks Ostrava 1960 Beverages
Komerční banka Financials Banks Prague 1990 Bank
LEO Express Industrials Railroads Prague 2010 Rail
LIAZ Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Jablonec nad Nisou 1951 Trucks, defunct 2002
Mafra Consumer services Publishing Prague 1992 Print media
Meopta Industrials Electronic equipment Přerov 1933 Optics
Metrostav Industrials Heavy construction Prague[27] 1971 Heavy construction
Moser Consumer goods Furnishings Karlovy Vary 1857 Glass
O2 Czech Republic Telecommunications Telecommunications Prague 2006 Fixed and mobile operator
OKD Basic materials Coal Ostrava 1952 Coal mining
Petrof Consumer goods Recreational products Hradec Králové 1864 Pianos
Pilsner Urquell Brewery Consumer goods Brewers Plzeň 1842 Brewery
Preciosa Consumer goods Furnishings Jablonec nad Nisou 1948 Glasswares
Racom Consumer goods Consumer electronics Nové Město na Moravě 1989 Electronics
Red Hat Czech Technology Software Brno 2006 Software, part of Red Hat (US)
Royal Brewery of Krušovice Consumer goods Brewers Krušovice 1581 Brewery, now part of Heineken (Netherlands)
Rudolf Kämpf Consumer goods Furnishings Nové Sedlo 1907 Porcelain
Škoda Transportation Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Plzeň 1995 Mass transport vehicles
Škoda Works Industrials Diversified industrials Plzeň 1859 Defunct 1999
Skylink Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Prague 2007 Satellite service
Student Agency Consumer services Travel & tourism Brno 1996 Travel agency
Supraphon Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Prague 1932 Record label
Tatra Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Kopřivnice 1850 Trucks
Telekom Austria Czech Republic Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Prague 1995 Now VOLNÝ, a.s., internet services
Tl elektronic Industrials Electronic equipment Hradec Králové 1995 Electronic components
Toyota Peugeot Citroën Automobile Czech Consumer goods Automobiles Kolín 2002 Automobiles
Trinec Iron and Steel Works Basic materials Iron & steel Třinec 1836 Iron & steel
UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia Financials Banks Prague 2006 Bank
Via Chem Group Basic materials Specialty chemicals České Budějovice 2002 Chemicals
Vodafone Czech Republic Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Prague 1982 Mobile operator, part of Vodafone (UK)
Walter Aircraft Engines Industrials Industrial machinery Prague 1911 Engines, defunct 2008
Zetor Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Brno 1946 Tractors
Živnostenská banka Financials Banks Prague 1868 Bank, defunct 2006

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Information about the Czech Republic". Czech Foreign Ministry.
  2. ^ Velinger, Jan (28 February 2006). "World Bank Marks Czech Republic's Graduation to 'Developed' Status". Radio Prague. Retrieved 22 January 2007.
  3. ^ "Edit/Review Countries". 14 September 2006. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
  4. ^ Country and Lending Groups. World Bank. Accessed on 3 July 2014.
  5. ^ "World Economic Outlook - April 2014" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-12-10.
  6. ^ "Quality of Life Index by Country 2014 Mid Year". Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  7. ^ Social Progress Index
  8. ^ "2011 Human Development Report" (PDF). Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  9. ^ "Unemployment statistics". Eurostat. Retrieved 29 April 2016.
  10. ^ a b c d "Škoda Annual Report 2015" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-25. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  11. ^ a b c d ČEZ Annual Report 2015
  12. ^ a b c d Konsolidovaná výroční zpráva AGROFERT, a.s. za rok 2015
  13. ^ a b c d RWE Supply & Trading CZ Annual Report 2015
  14. ^ a b c d FOXCONN CZ s.r.o. Výroční zpráva 2015
  15. ^ a b c d Unipetrol Annual Report 2014
  16. ^ a b c Výroční zpráva 2014 ve sbírce listin obchodního rejstříku u Krajského soudu v Ostravě - listina C 41484/SL 58
  17. ^ a b c Konsolidovaná výroční zpráva 2014, prezenční měna euro
  18. ^ a b "Czech Top 100: Agrofert se posunul na třetí místo - MediaGuru".
  19. ^ a b c Výroční zpráva 2013 ve sbírce listin obchodního rejstříku u Městského soudu v Praze - listina H 81/SL 51
  20. ^ a b c d Zpráva auditora a účetní závěrka k 31.12.2014 (nekonsolidovaná) ve sbírce listin obchodního rejstříku obchodního rejstříku u Krajského soudu v Brně - listina C 15057/SL 84
  21. ^ a b c Výroční zpráva 2014 ve sbírce listin obchodního rejstříku obchodního rejstříku u Krajského soudu v Hradci Králové - listina C 6665/SL 73
  22. ^ a b c Výroční zpráva k 28. únoru 2014 ve sbírce listin obchodního rejstříku u Městského soudu v Praze - listina A 20184/SL 81
  23. ^ a b c Konsolidovaná účetní závěrka 2014 ve sbírce listin obchodního rejstříku u Krajského soudu v Ostravě - listina B 1146/SL 85
  24. ^ "Ceska zbrojovka a.s.: Private Company Information". Bloomberg.
  25. ^ "Ceske Radiokomunikace a.s.: Private Company Information". Bloomberg.
  26. ^ "Cinema City - Home Page".
  27. ^ "Metrostav AS: Private Company Information". Bloomberg.