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15th January 2018 / Politics / Elections


AmCham CZ: Czech presidential vote - first round overview

Inside is a comparison of the voting totals for the 2013 and 2018 Czech presidential elections to provide some possible clues on what is going to happen in the second round of the presidential elections. An article by the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic.

16th January 2018 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


OECD Revenue Statistics 2017: The Czech Republic ranked 18th out of 35 OECD countries in terms of the tax-to-GDP ratio in 2016, up one place

The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in the Czech Republic increased by 0.7 percentage points, from 33.3% in 2015 to 34.0% in 2016.

16th January 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


The Czech Republic will become even more strategic partner to the USA

We were honored to welcome the new US ambassador to the Czech Republic, Mr Steve King at our GE Aviation site in Prague on Friday. The compliments received from Ambassador King regarding our investments as well as our success stories in the Czech Republic are encouraging and reflects a hard work of entire team here: „Based on kind of things that are happening here, the Czech Republic will become even more strategic partner to the USA“. Here comes a short video & interview from the visit.

15th January 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


Eurostat: Highest shares of enterprises with web sales that used their own website or apps were reported in the Czech Republic

Among the EU Member States, the highest shares of enterprises with web sales that used their own website or apps were reported in the Czech Republic (98%), Slovakia and Finland (both 97%), Eurostat data have shown.

15th January 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Eurostat: Czech households have one of the lowest shares of expenditure on clothing, footwear on total expenditure

In 2016, households in the Czech Republic spent 3.6% of household expenditure for clothing and footwear; which is one of the lowest shares in the EU, according to Eurostat.

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

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