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

12th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

AmCham CZ published Czech Prosperity Report: Since 1989, the Czech Republic may have generated more prosperity and more potential than at any time in its history.

AmCham CZ Czech Prosperity Report was delivered to the government of Petr Fiala and to Czech Parliament. The report is intended to provide AmCham members and the Czech government with key indicators of current and potential economic progress and an assessment of what policy initiative would most generate greater economic success. The report is prepared by AmCham staff in consultation with its councils, committees and individual members.
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20th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility

Humanitarian and Alumnus Tomáš Bendl featured in Muživč

If you are keenly interested in Humanitarian work- this is one for you! In this fascinating interview with Alumnus Tomáš Bendl, learn more about the work of international NGO Médecins Sans Frontières, Tomáš’s role, and the Missing Maps project. Tomáš also takes a moment to comment on the recently introduced Afghan Refugee Scholarship recounting MSF in their work in Afghanistan.
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20th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Who bears the burden of proof in tax proceedings and why is it important to know?

The questions of who bears the burden of proof in tax proceedings and when has plagued many a taxpayer and even tax administrators. The burden of proof is distributed between them and during tax proceedings usually shifts from one to the other. The proper understanding of how the burden of proof works is therefore central to the choice of an appropriate strategy and can often be the key to success.
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20th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

CTP expands inner city logistics footprint with additional €125m Czech investment in CTPark Brno Líšeň

CTP, Continental Europe’s leading listed developer and owner of logistics real estate by gross lettable area (GLA), has added 69,000 m2 of buildings and development land to its CTPark Brno Líšeň in the Czech Republic through a sale-and-leaseback transaction with Zetor Tractors, the Czech agricultural machinery producer. The acquisition marks a major step in the overall €125 million transformation of the former Zetor brownfield industrial site into a modern new park for light manufacturing, retail, research, and inner city logistics which CTP embarked on in 2019. The transaction sees CTP consolidating its ownership in the Líšeň district, increasing the total land size to 29 hectares. Upon completion, CTPark Brno Líšeň will provide some 150,000 m2 of lettable area with over 2,500 jobs.  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic