Spotlight issue

21st April 2016 / Good governance / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Minister of Transport Dan Ťok: The Future Economy: “You cannot have quality public services without quality public servants."

“When you decide to go into government, you have some big ideas of what you want to do, and can do,” Minister Dan Ťok told AmCham members at the outset of his address. “Then, from the first moment you are in the building, the firefighting starts... / Uvnitř shrnutí v českém jazyce.


27th April 2016 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Govt improves access to eKlep legislative process database | Grayling publishes infographic map of Czech legislative process

The Government improved public electronic access to new legislation drafts and the possibility to follow the legislative process in the eKlep database. Also, Grayling issued a clear infographic map of the legislative process in the Czech Republic.

26th April 2016 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

AMO, VŠE: TTIP impact assessment for Czech Republic - study | Deputy Industry & Trade Minister Bärtl: "From our perspective, the TTIP negotiations are heading in the right direction."

The TTIP impact assessment study by the Association for International Affairs (AMO) and the University of Economics in Prague (VŠE) looks at potential benefits and threats of the agreement of TTIP for the Czech Republic and aims to be a starting point for further debate. Also Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Bärtl said in an interview for that "from our perspective, the TTIP negotiations are heading in the right direction."


25th April 2016 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

V4 Hackathon by AT&T, Czech Telecommunication Office, CZ.NIC shows innovation potential

V4 Hackathon, an event organized by AT&T and the Czech Telecommunication Office (ČTÚ) "confirmed that the Czech Republic has an immense potential that should not be wasted", says the Chairman of the ČTÚ Council Jaromír Novák in an article by


21st April 2016 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Czech Innovation Week: Innovation, Modern Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities

Czech Innovation Week will be held May 23 – 29, 2016, with events in several places around the Czech Republic designed to introduce companies, cities and the general public to the latest global trends in innovation and modern technologies and to promote Czech innovations and invention. Come talk about innovation, modern technologies, how they can make life easier for you, your company, your city. #tydeninovaci


Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic