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 2017 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

London Economics/AmCham EU: Czech Republic 3rd in Single Market integration index in 2015 (updated)

The study by London Economics published by AmCham EU describes how each Member State has integrated into the EU’s single economic area and measures the impact on their economies.
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28th April 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry Beer consumption by foreigners, tourists up by 19% y-o-y

After two years of stagnating beer consumption in the Czech Republic, domestic consumer interest has gone up. Some 16.38 million hectoliters of beer were consumed in the Czech Republic last year, nearly 200,000 hectoliters more than the year before, according to the Czech Brewery and Malt Association (ČSPS). The number of breweries also increased, writes.
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27th April 2017 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

CzechInvest: The greatest science story in the Czech Republic

Professor Antonín Holý dedicated himself to basic research that brought forth effective agents against HIV and hepatitis. His parent institute now ranks among the best facilities in the Czech Republic.
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27th April 2017 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

EC: State aid support schemes for RDI: Overview of Czech Innovation system

European Commission publishes results of study on effectiveness of EU rules on state aid for research, development and innovation.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic