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. 
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9th January 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

The end of the year was in a rush in the field of investment in commercial real estate and confirmed both the dominance of Prague and Czech investors

The volume of investment in commercial property in Prague approached 80% of all Czech transactions last year. Even though they reached a total volume of €1.2 billion. The end of the year was relatively hectic. For example German investment company Deka Immobilien sold the Lighthouse Towers administrative complex in Prague's Holešovice to Czech firm Star Capital Investments just a few days before the arrival of the new year. According to CBRE, the world leader in commercial real estate services, there were more than twenty running negotiations in the last calendar month that will be closed during this year. Transaction volume in commercial real estate in 2020 will reach in the Czech Republic €3 billion. And office buildings will be once again the most demanded.  
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19th December 2019 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

CTP to Build Industrial Park in the Former ZETOR Brownfield Complex in Brno

CTP is embarking on the revitalization of another brownfield. A new industrial park will be built in Brno Líšeň.
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18th December 2019 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

Transaction volume in commercial real estate in 2020 will reach in the Czech Republic €3 billion

CBRE, the world leader in real estate services, predicts a positive trend in commercial real estate investments for 2020. Next year investments in hotels will continue to grow, and office buildings will be the most demanded.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic