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

14th October 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

World Economic Forum Competitiveness Report 2019: Czechia slipped down three places

Czechia ranked 32nd (down three places year-on-year) in the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum.
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16th January 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

The first 5G campus network in the Czech Republic to be rolled out in Ostrava

T-Mobile and VŠB-TUO will sign a memorandum on long-term cooperation Business customers will have an opportunity to test the applications of 5G technology
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14th January 2020 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

EY: Renewable power is only part of the solution to meet net-zero targets

The electrification of transport and heat, hydrogen power and smart grid infrastructure are all essential investment areas Matching capital with capacity requires new investment models China retains top position on renewables index despite slowdown To meet net-zero targets, investment is needed not just in renewable generation, but also in the electrification of transport and heat, hydrogen power and smart grid infrastructure, according to the 54th EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI).
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic