Competitiveness

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.

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14th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment


Mondelēz International Invests $200 Million in Czech Biscuit Plant to Accelerate Growth in Europe

OPAVA, Czech Republic – June 14, 2018 – Mondelēz International today announced it has invested $200 million since 2014 in its Opava biscuit manufacturing facility, which employs nearly 1,000 people and produces Power Brands like Oreo, belVita, Milka and Cadbury, for the European market. The investment builds on Opava’s proud heritage of more than a century as a biscuit-making center and supports the company’s global growth strategy to create a best-in-class integrated supply chain and to deliver consumer-inspired quality and innovation that meet changing consumer preferences.
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13th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment


Investing in Czech Republic 2018

BNP Paribas Real Estate guide to Investing in Czech Republic 2018
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13th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


Global family business tax monitor

For business families planning to transfer their business from one generation to the next, the tax costs can vary widely, depending on where the business is located. Some countries offer substantial tax breaks to help family businesses succeed and grow in the hands of the next generation. Other countries tax transfers within families the same as any other transaction, creating significant costs.
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13th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey for Q3 2018: Czech employers report encouraging signs for job seekers

Czech employers anticipate a slight increase in staffing levels during 3Q 2018, reporting a seasonally adjusted Net Employment Outlook of +4%. Hiring prospects improve by 2 and 4 percentage points from 2Q 2018 and 3Q 2017, respectively.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic