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

2nd June 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

IMD: Czech Republic remains most competitive economy amongst transition economies & EU new member countries

IMD evaluated the Czech Republic as the 28th most competitive economy in the world in 2017. That’s a slight decrease (27th to 28th) relative to 2016 results and the country thus did not succeed in extending the previous series of improvements of its relative ranking (2014-2016). Nevertheless, the Czech Republic remained the most competitive economy amongst the transition economies and EU new member countries.
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28th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Czech Office for Data Protection: GDPR Misinterpretations Rectified

The Office for Personal Data Protection (hereinafter “Czech DPA”) has elaborated “ten commandments” to straighten out the most frequent misinterpretations or misleading statements concerning the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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16th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham CZ: Czech Research and Potential

A digest of major Czech R&D investment news and related statistics.
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16th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

AmCham CZ: Projects for Prague

The aim of the project is to push the government to support certain development projects that would result in wide economic benefit for the country. AmCham would identify public and private projects that would have a wide economic impact, and promote their accelerated development. The Real Estate Council recommends the following projects for Prague:
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic