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

9th October 2017 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

AmCham CZ 2017 Prosperity Index: Doing well, and positioned to do better in the future

The Prosperity Index is a tool for measuring prosperity and identifying areas of public policy which could increase prosperity. Indicators show that the country has made steady progress in increasing its current prosperity, is strongly positioned for future prosperity, and is at the head of the EU in spreading prosperity across the population. The attachment contains the indicators, and some conclusions about what areas the next government should address.
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19th October 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry Is the CEE region about to steal the outsourcing crown from India?

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of chairing a panel of thought leaders and industry experts at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London, says Tom Quigley is director of outsourcing at Emerging Europe. The subject matter was centred on the ICT industry in the Ukraine specifically, and the broader Central and Eastern European (CEE) region in general.
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16th October 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Tanja Vainio, GM ABB talks with Dita Přikrylová, Marcela Pechová and Michaela Hergetová on Women in Tech

Showing women the attractiveness of tech and the support from the people around them are the key factors for having more women in the tech industry. Thank you very much to Dita Přikrylová and Markéta Pechová for joining me in a panel discussion! If you missed the live show, here is the rerun, Tanja Vainio, Country Managing Director, ABB Czech Republic is inviting to view the talk. Moderated by Michaela Hergetová.
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13th October 2017 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Czech wins Deloitte 2017 CEE 50 Technology Fast

First place in the 2017 Deloitte 50 Technology Fast ranking went to the Czech search engine -, whose impressive growth rate of 7165% eclipsed 1534% it recorded in 2016 in the Rising Stars category.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic