This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

13th March 2024 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

AmCham Business Outlook: The decisions Czech businesses make this year on investment in sustainable technologies will determine competitiveness of our product mix

AmCham's membership gathered last week to discuss the insights of David Marek of Deloitte, Jaromír Šindel of Citi, Petr Materna of Kearney, and Jiří Švejcar of Boston Consulting Group at our annual AmCham Business Outlook at the OREA Hotel Pyramida Praha.
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13th June 2024 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

WITTE Automotive is Expanding Further in Ostrov in the Karlovy Vary Region. New Panattoni Park Ostrov South Will Bring Hundreds of Jobs

In Ostrov near Karlovy Vary, in the new industrial park Panattoni Park Ostrov South, construction of a 65,000 sqm building has begun.The first tenant will be WITTE Automotive Czechia, an international manufacturing company specializing in the development and production of system solutions for the automotive industry. The developer of the project is Panattoni and the completion of the hall is planned for 2025.
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12th June 2024 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Business and government leaders believe technology is key to expanding economic opportunity

News Highlights New global survey from HP shows three-quarters of business and government leaders (76%) believe technology is key to enabling traditionally excluded populations to participate in the economy. Vast majority of business leaders currently use AI or plan to use AI soon for key sustainability and social impact goals. Findings come as HP announces progress to expand technology access, skills-building and AI as a force for positive impact.
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10th June 2024 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Business optimism is rebounding in Europe, but CFOs are still cautious

After a challenging winter for Europe's economy, Deloitte’s Spring 2024 European CFO Survey signals optimism is rising among finance executives
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic