Škoda Auto wins Exporter of the Year contest

Car maker Škoda Auto has won the Czech exporter of the year contest, ahead of the companies Foxconn and Panasonic AVC. Skoda Auto also won the category measuring the volume of exports in the course of the past decade. The awards were presented to company representatives by President Miloš Zeman on Monday night. The president stressed the importance of economic diplomacy in promoting Czech national interests saying the country’s ambassadors and honorary consuls should be highly qualified in this respect. The annual contest is open to all exporters whose turnover exceeds 100 million crowns.