Population

10.59 million (2017) 

Official language

Czech 

Currency

Czech koruna () 

Official Statistics Office

Czech Statistics office  

Trade Associations

Association of Czech Booksellers and Publishers (Svazčeskýchknihkupců a nakladatelů or SČKN) 

Annual Book Fairs

Book World Prague (Svět knihy) is an international book fair and literary festival held over 4 days in May. 

VAT on Books

10% for books and 21eBooks 

Fixed Book Price System

No

Trade Magazine

Knižní noviny magazine provides information on events in the book business and book publishing in the Czech Republic.

Jana Marxtová, Editor-in-Chief
Email: knizni.novinky@sckn.cz
Tel: +420 776 705 930   

Statistics

  • Reports on the Czech book market (SČKN, 2012–18, in Czech) 
  • Market report Czech Republic & Slovakia (PA, 2008) [link to download/view] 
  • Book market statistics (PA, 2017[link to download/view] 

 

Useful Articles/Resources

Useful Contacts

British Council
Tel: +359 2 9424344

Department for International Trade
Email: tradeinvest.pragc@fco.gov.uk
Tel: +420 257 402 700 

Zuzana Nagyova, Director of DIT teamPrague
Email:
zuzana.nagyova@fco.gov.uk 

Publishers
Directory of Publishers (Book World Prague)
Directory of Publishers (Publishers Global) 

Booksellers
Ventures 
Luxor
Kanzelsberger 

Book Distributors