Since the 19th century the North Moravian region has been ranked, and still is, among the most important industrial regions in Central Europe. At present, the Moravian-Silesian Region contributes more than 10.1 % towards the National Gross Domestic Product (CZK 372.458 million in 2008).
Historically, the region has a long heritage of innovative, committed and flexible work that is ideally suited to the needs of modern enterprises. The economy of the Koprivnice locality has been through a period of dynamic development characterized by huge structural changes in its former industries, new foreign investments and by the introduction of new production projects.
The structural profile of industry in this region is today so wide that you will almost certainly find at least some of your suppliers here.
Industrial activities in the Koprivnice locality’s districts comprise about 13.6% of the total industry sales in the Czech Republic and the region is number one in terms of industrial development.
Building on its proud traditions of excellence in engineering, the Koprivnice locality now boasts a dynamic and diverse economy, with significant strengths in a wide range of modern technologies and developing service industries.
The locality has key strengths in steel industries, engineering, automotive and components, manufacturing and electronics. Other important sectors include chemicals, pharmaceuticals, glass, rubber, paper and textiles. Brewing is also an important industry and some of the country's finest beers are produced in the area.
The Koprivnice locality provides the situation for two key clusters of economic activity, which are engineering and automotive components.