ABOUT US

Chamber Mission

Czech-Saudi Chamber of Commerce is built on years of extensive experience of its Czech-Saudi management with trade and cooperation between the Czech Republic, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The mission of the Chamber is to reflect and continuously support the interest of Czech foreign trade policy and Czech businesses in this biggest and richest member country of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and to actively react to the reciprocal interest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Czech goods, services, and investment opportunities.

Czech-Saudi Chamber of Commerce is established under the Act No. 89/2012 Coll., 
and registered with the Municipal Court in Prague under the file No.: L61181.

Activities

  • facilitating and expanding trade between Czech and Saudi businesses
  • establishing and developing contacts between businesses of both countries
  • providing information services to entrepreneurs
  • providing expertise and consulting
  • publishing information about Czech-Saudi business relations

MANAGEMENT

Martin Vrba
President

Since 2005, his company G5 Plus mediates jobs for healthcare personnel from Central Europe to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries.

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Hussein Shobokshi
Chairman

He is a well-known businessman in Saudi Arabia, President of Shobokshi Development & Trading Company, and from 2012 Czech Honorary Consul in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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Jakub Koudela
Vice-President

Jakub Koudela works as a Commerce Director at MERKO CZ, one of the biggest European producers of batching plants and recycling systems for treating of residual concrete from truck-mixers and concrete pumps.

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Linda Klementová
Project Manager

Before joining Shobokshi Investment, Linda spent several years in real estate as a residential real estate advisor and broker in the Prague city center.

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Jakub Joska
Legal Advisor

Jakub Joska is a partner of KF Legal law office. KF Legal provides its clients with not only comprehensive legal services relating to business transactions.

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PARTNERS

ACTIVITIES

8. 11. 2015

Meeting with Minister of Industry and Trade at the Embassy in Riyadh

The Minister of Trade and Industry of the Czech Republic, Jan Mladek, have met with Jiří Slavík, Czech ambassador in KSA and with Czech Saudi Chamber of commerce representatives and spoke about openning up foreign investments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

30.4.2015

University of Economics – Experience of Managers in a global environment

The audience had the opportunity to ask for the questions and then develop discussion.The event was held on Thursday, 30 April, 2015 and organized by Head of Department of Management, Faculty of Business Administration Felipe Martínez. The lecture was open to the general public and a big audience participation reflected the interest in this topic. The Managers were: Jutus Birlenbach, Sergio Razo, Hussein Shobokshi and Martin Vrba

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19.3.2015

Merko CZ dealership in Saudi market

The Czech company is a producer of technological units for the production of concrete mixtures, which has among other things also dealership in Saudi Arabia. Merko CZ closely cooperate with Shobokshi Investment. This business partnership to help with creating connection and contacts on the Saudi market, the largest economy in the Middle East. The company The Company Merko CZ found another outlet for their products. Continues to consolidate its position on the local market.

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14.12.2014

'Money never talks', said the president of Czech Saudi Chamber of Commerce

Saudi Arabia is the one of the most important trading partner for Czech companies in the Middle East. Mutual exchange of goods is growing at a solid pace for 10 years. Czech exports during January-October of this year increased by almost half (47 percent) to 8.8 billion. In this time period the value of imports is much higher is 540 million compared with 205 million in the comparable period last year.

For more information Hospodářské noviny

18.11.2014

Czech-Saudi Business Forum held in Prague ‘an astounding success’

PRAGUE — The recently concluded Czech-Saudi Business Forum in the beautiful city of Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, was an astounding success. The Forum under the auspice of the Czech government and represented by the Czech Ministries of Industry and Trade, Foreign Affairs and Health, in addition to the Departments of Tourism and Investment.

The Forum has greatly enhanced the growing economic ties between the two countries which was organized by the Prague-based Shobokshi Investment, headed by Hussein Shobokshi, who is also the Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  In addition, he is the founder and Chairman of the Czech-Saudi Chamber of Commerce, which was one of the sponsors of the Forum.
The main focus of the Forum was to develop economic relations between the private sectors of both the countries.
Most important and prominent attendees in the event were the Czech Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Czech Deputy Minister of Health, Chairman of Linet Group, and Vice President of Skoda Company for Transportation.  

Source: Saudi Gazette

5.11. 2014

FIRST OFFICIAL EVENT OF EXHIBITION ART OF CULTURAL DIVERSITIES

First official event of exhibition Art of Cultural Diversities, with paintings presentation of Czech painter Jan Uldrych and hospital bed for children from Linet, by Czech designer Pavel Šťastný.

Czech-Saudi Business VIP After Party on 5th of November 2014 after the Czech-Saudi Business forum in ENGINE Automobile Culture garage in the centre of Prague, Czech Republic.

 
 




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6.10.2014

THE FIRST CZECH-SAUDI BUSINESS FORUM

The First Czech-Saudi Business Forum takes place at the Zofin Palace in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, on November 5th 2014 with participation of Czech and Saudi government officials, representatives of companies from both countries, experts in export and import and specialists in international trade. 

Registration and more info at www.czech-saudi-forum.cz

 

22.9.2014

CZECH COMPANIES AT SAUDI AGROFOOD 2014

Between 7th – 10th September 2014, the Czech Embassy in Riyadh successful organized the participation of 17 Czech producers at the agricultural exhibition AgroFood 2014. Visitors of the Czech stand were invited to discuss mutual business opportunities with the staff of the Commercial Section of the Czech Embassy in Riyadh. During the opening ceremony the Saudi Agriculture Minister H.E. Fahd bin Abdu Rahman Balghunaim visited the Czech stand accompanied by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic H.E. Jiri Slavik.

 

15.9.2014

CELEBRATION OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA

On Sept 28 2014, as every year, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Riyadh organizes the celebrations of the founding of Czechoslovakia attended by the diplomatic corps, the Czechoslovaks living in Saudi Arabia and invited guests.


10.6.2014

CZECH DEPUTY HEALTH MINISTER VISITED SAUDI ARABIA

May 20th - 21st 2014, H.E. Czech Deputy Health Minister Josef Vymazal officially visited Saudi Arabia. He met with the Deputy Minister of Health of Saudi Arabia, also with hospital management of the biggest medical cities, e.g. National Guard Health Affairs, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and with the Secretary General of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, and discussed opportunities of expanding the cooperation in the healthcare sector between the countries. The deputy minister also visited Saudi Health Exhibition - the largest local healthcare exhibition - and actively supported the representing Czech companies.

7.4.2014

THE FIRST CZECH-SAUDI BUSINESS FORUM

We are particularly delighted to announce that the first annual Czech – Saudi Business Forum, proudly organized by Shobokshi Investment (www.shobokshi.cz), will take place in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. on Nov 11th 2014. The event will not only offer a line-up of highly regarded speakers, topical discussions and relevant news, but also an excellent opportunity to network and establish relations. Read more: www.czech-saudi-forum.cz

4.4.2014

CZECH FOOD FESTIVAL

Three famous Czech chefs are currently showcasing their talent at the second Czech food festival that kicked off on Sunday at the Jeddah Intercontinental Hotel. The Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic, Hussein Shobokshi, along with Salem Al-Shahrani, general manager of Intercontinental Jeddah, officially inaugurated the festival, which continues till April 10.


10.3.2014

Representatives of MERKO CZ and their Saudi counterparts met in the capital city Riyadh to discuss the supply of four concrete plants for Riyadh Metro project. With the support of Shobokshi Investment they agreed on conditions leading to the initiation of the delivery by the end of 2014.

 

10.2.2014

SAUDI HEALTH EXHIBITION

Saudi Health Exhibition, the largest healthcare fair in Saudi Arabia take place in the capital city Riyadh on May 19th – 21th. We plan to support Czech representing companies on the occasion of the official visit of the Czech Deputy Health Minister to Saudi Arabia and the exhibition.

More information here: www.saudihealthexhibition.com

29.11.2013

MEETING WITH THE CZECH HEALTH MINISTER

Czech Health Minister Martin Holcat met with representatives of the Czech-Saudi Chamber of Commerce Martin Vrba and Hussein Shobokshi to discuss the possibilities of promotion and expansion of cooperation between the two countries in the healthcare area.


20.5.2013

MEETING WITH SAUDI HEALTH MINISTER ON THE OCCASSION OF THE DIPLOMATIC MISSION OF THE CZECH FOREIGN MINISTER’S DIPLOMATIC MISSION TO SAUDI ARABIA

May 20, 2013: H.E. Dr. Rabeeah, Minister of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, met with Dr. Martin Vrba, president of the Czech –Saudi Chamber fo Commerce on the occassion of the diplomatic mission of H.E. Karel Schwarzenberg, Czech Foreign Minister. They discussed further expansion in cooperation in the healthcare sector of the two countries which was supported by the Minister of Health. Further meetings are planned in the United Arab Emirates.