Czech Government Monitoring Liberty Steel Developments in UK
Further development of Liberty Steel case will also be important for the Czech Republic, where the company owns the Liberty Ostrava metallurgical company.
Further development of Liberty Steel case will also be important for the Czech Republic, where the company owns the Liberty Ostrava metallurgical company. Ceska Televize reported that Czech Republic’s Deputy Prime Minister Mr Karel Havlíček, after talks with the British Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Industry Mr Kwasi Kwarteng, confirmed that the British and Czech governments will inform each other about the situation around Liberty Steel. He said "The British are dealing with this in the same way as we in the Czech Republic at the level of minister and prime minister. We said to ourselves that no conclusions will be drawn without mutual information.”
Liberty Ostrava has been a part of Liberty since 2019, the group bought it from ArcelorMittal. According to the website, Liberty Ostrava, together with its subsidiaries, has six thousand employees.