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20th February 2018 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


AmCham CZ: Brains and Brawn: Melding research & high-tech production

A day after CVUT and GE announced a research agreement that should make the university a top center for aviation research in Europe, AmCham manufacturing members met in the AmCham offices to compare notes on current and future challenges.

20th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment


EAIC 3Q FDI Overview

European American Investment Council (EAIC) aims to update the European American business community regularly on the newest developments in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), with up-to-date data and analysis on a range of transatlantic FDI statistics, from overall investments to a breakdown of key manufacturing industries and European source-countries.

20th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Real Estate trends in 2018

On February 15 Amcham Real Estate Council organised a panel discussion on developements, changes & challenges in real estates in the Czech Republic. We heard and saw very interesting presentations on Office, Retail vs. Industrial/Logistics, Investment and Residential market, followed by Q&A.

20th February 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


ING Bank Czech Republic: GDP growth in 4Q17 at 5.1% YoY

The first estimate of the GDP growth in 4Q17 is 5.1% (0.5% QoQ). Though slightly below market estimates, it confirms the good shape of the Czech economy. In 2017, the Czech economy accelerated by 4.5%, ING Bank Czech Republic writes.

20th February 2018 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


AmCham CZ: Brains and Brawn: Melding research & high-tech production

A day after CVUT and GE announced a research agreement that should make the university a top center for aviation research in Europe, AmCham manufacturing members met in the AmCham offices to compare notes on current and future challenges.

20th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


Open Society/Radio Prague: Study: Almost 10 percent of population pursued by debt collectors

An enormous number of Czechs – almost 10 percent of those over the age of 15 – are in trouble with debt-collecting bailiffs. Indeed, more than 150,000 people in this country are facing a minimum of 10 distraint orders, according to the latest edition of a map of such cases released in mid-February, Radio Prague writes based on Open Society non-profit organization study. 

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Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
  2. 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
  3. 3) Health Care as an export industry
  4. 4) Government as a competitive advantage

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