Competitiveness / Business and Industry

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

7th June 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


AmCham Real Estate Council Intel session: "Unless the salaries and the economic output of the country rise, it is difficult to generate more tax per capita."

On June 1, AmCham Real Estate Council held an intel session on industrial development with Pavel Sovička of Panattoni Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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15th November 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


AmCham Real Estate Council: For us to become an innovative economy, the way we plan to use our land must also be innovative

Pavel Sovička of Panattoni and others discussed Finland's impressive efforts to digitize their land use with Pekka Virkamaki, Anna-Riitta Kallinen and Mika Lautanala of the Finnish Ministry of Environment, Finance, and Embassy,
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19th October 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Private Rented Sector Booms in CEE

Report shows that investment in the private rented sector (PRS) has increased year-on-year with EUR 130 million invested into the sector across CEE countries in the first half of 2022 Housing affordability deteriorated significantly in parts of Central Europe reinforcing the growth of this new asset class. Across the CEE region, legislation gives PRS investors the edge for further development of PRS projects.
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11th October 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


AmCham Real Estate Council: One crucial step to an innovative economy is a more innovative economic development and construction permit process

How does the Czech Republic move into the top five EU countries for business investment into research & development? Do we have the physical infrastructure for companies to do that research? Does CVUT, for instance, plan to surround teaching facilities with laboratories and offices for start-ups generated through university research? If so, does the Prague Municipal Plan incorporate such a possibility?
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic