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

18th December 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

Czech Companies are more Afraid of Workforce Shortage than Cyber Attack or Damage to their Reputation

Czech companies see the most significant risk for their operations in workforce shortage. It is followed by an increase in administrative burden and dishonest behaviour of employees such as crime, theft or fraud. These are the results of the qualitative Corporate Risk Management Survey for 2017 that Aon conducted in the Czech Republic for the first time. The comparison with its Global Risk Management Study that Aon has prepared on a worldwide level for many years shows that Czech organisations significantly differ from companies operating in other parts of the world both in the perception of the significance of individual risks and the approach to their management. Only 1 out of 10 Czech companies have their own risk management department. 
View more

22nd February 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

The Czech Industrial property market is a market dominated by landlords

Vacancies of logistics space are still low despite the fact that the volume of the supply is increasing. How will the situation develop in 2018?
View more

20th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

Real Estate trends in 2018

On February 15 Amcham Real Estate Council organised a panel discussion on developements, changes & challenges in real estates in the Czech Republic. We heard and saw very interesting presentations on Office, Retail vs. Industrial/Logistics, Investment and Residential market, followed by Q&A.
View more

13th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

Prague office property market in Q4 2017

Demand significantly increased and annual gross demand reaches a new record. Five new office buildings were completed, vacancy decreased to just 7.5 %, and prime headline rents were higher.
View more

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic