Spotlight issue

22nd August 2016 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

AmCham Policy Report - August 22: How Households Spend Their Money

Last week, we detailed the difference between GDP and GNI (which calculates what is left of the GDP after netting dividend and other flows out of and into the country). That gives us the foundation for assessing what sort of prosperity is being created in the Czech Republic. The news is good. This week will we jump to the other side of the spectrum to take a look at how individual citizens are spending that prosperity.

22nd August 2016 / Politics / Elections

Annual Report of the Czech V4 Presidency 2015–2016

The Czech Presidency’s ambition was to focus on clear and achievable priorities. Instead of developing new V4+ formats and broadening the agenda even further, the Czech Republic resolved to concentrate on areas where cooperation was already under way.

19th August 2016 / Competitiveness / Education

Czech Technical University launches Industry 4.0 study program

The Czech Technical University in Prague (CVUT), Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, will launch a newly accredited study program Industry 4.0 in September 2016. Applicants can send their applications by mid-September.

18th August 2016 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

UN e-Government Survey 2016: Czech Republic ranks 50th worldwide, jumps up 46 places in e-participation index

According to the UN e-Government Survey 2016, the Czech Republic ranks 50th globally. The country obtained the best scores for the human capital component of e-Government.

18th August 2016 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Moravian Convention Bureau/ICCA: Brno among top 100 most popular European congress destinations

According to ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) ranking, Brno jumped up from the 143th place in 2014 to 97th place in 2015 and made it to the TOP100 most popular congress destinations in Europe. Also, Brno ranks 12th in Europe in the latest Quality of Life Index by 

18th August 2016 / Politics / Elections Martin Ehl: The Dangers of Patriotic Tourism

Central Europeans are often spending their holidays at home these days – good for the local economy, but not for the local mentality, Martin Ehl of the Hospodarske noviny daily writes for the portal.



Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic