Investment Opportunities in Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic--
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February 8, 2005

Ottawa February 8, 2005... According to industry surveys (EITO), the most dynamic ICT spending is now occurring in Eastern Asia and Eastern Europe. Are you prepared to respond?

For 2004 the EITO forecast an 8.1 percent increase to 42 billion EUR in ICT spending that would make up to 6.4 percent of the total European market. ICT in the region (Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic) is driven by E-business and the diffusion of integrated networks and systems for enhanced Web-based applications.

Have you analyzed this marketplace for business opportunities?

CATA has had a team from University of Quebec (UQO) create a comprehensive 60 page Guide to Business Development In Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, focused on examining the practical modalities of interaction between Canadian high tech enterprises and the Eastern European market.

If your organization plans to market to, or needs information on, this emerging market, the CATA Guide could be your "success map".

The Guide covers five key business areas:

1) A General Introduction: Find information on system changes in the Eastern European Region and general economic overviews.

2) Country Specific Description: Covers financing and foreign direct investments, human resources and intellectual property rights for Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

3) Business Culture: A tour of regional business etiquette.

4) Export: Find out why you should export, regulatory environments, means of payment, transport and customs.

5) Special Information Technology Market Analysis: Establish your base line knowledge for these sectors: Telecommunications, Mobile Telephony, Internet, Software Development and Electronics.

Get the Guide to Business Development in for Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic today - a comprehensive 60 page document, written to respond to CATA's needs analysis Survey. The Guide contains dozens of useful links and extensive references for further research and analysis.

This offer provides these benefits, which have a value of thousands of dollars. If you are a member of CATAAlliance, the Guide is yours at no charge.

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CATA Members, to obtain the Guide please email cmalette@cata.ca There is no charge for CATA Members. Please verify that your CATA membership status is up to date.

For non members, and to be first in line for an information advantage, please sign up http://www.cata.ca/About_Cata/howtojoin.html and then email to cmalette@cata.ca requesting the guide.