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16th July 2021 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


AmCham General Assembly 2021 Report

Find details about each of the events held within the AmCham General Assembly 2021 series inside. 

20th September 2021 / Politics / Business and Industry


Government Restrictions of Activities inside the Czech Republic

State of Emergency was declared on March 12 and was terminated on May 17, 2020The government announced on May 11 they were not planning to ask the Chamber of Deputies for extension of the state of emergency. From October 5, Government declared again state of emergency for 30 days, with further extensions. The state of emergency terminated on April 11, 2021 and the Government has not asked the Chamber of Deputies for further extension.

Last update on September 20, 2021. 

20th September 2021 / Economic policy / Business and Industry


Government Measures Supporting Business

The list of Government measures supporting Business. Last update September 13, 2021.

20th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Survey: the most common reasons to change jobs

It may seem that the Czech economy has not yet recovered from the covid pandemic and its consequences, however, companies are already looking ahead, continuing with reaching their goals, innovating. Recruitment has started in most sectors to a similar extent as it was less than two years ago. Or even in some sectors, the recruitment pressure is even stronger than before! Companies face a difficult task: they need to address and attract the right candidates and retain both these new and existing talents and key employees.

16th September 2021 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Short-term rentals made through platforms like Airbnb classified by the Municipal Court as a business activity

The Municipal Court in Prague issued decision ref. no. 6 Af 20/2020-28 determining that income from a short-term rental made through platforms like Airbnb does not constitute a rental of immovable property, but provision of accommodation services.

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Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) Transition to High-Tech Manufacturing
  2. 2) The City Campus as Idea Factory
  3. 3) Government Programs That Drive Innovation
  4. 4) Government as a Competitive Advantage

Advocacy Priorities for 2020-2022 
 
People, Technology, Infrastructure, Cities, Government

 

Actions Recommended in Areas:

1. Immigration.

2. Adult (post-graduate) Education and Training.

3. Programming as the Required Language.

4. Private Research Investment.

5. Housing Plan.

6. Establishing Policy Objectives for Research.

7. Establishing Databases for Tracking Public Policy Outcomes.

8. Public Procurement as an Innovation Tool.

9. A Government Competitiveness Scorecard.

 

Read the document in English and Czech.

Policy pipeline

In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic