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.

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1st November 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


World Bank Group Doing Business 2018 report: Czech Republic ranks 30th, down 3 places

The Czech Republic made starting a business less expensive by introducing lower fees for simple limited liability companies. Also, the Czech Republic made paying taxes more complicated by introducing new requirements for filing VAT control statements, the 2018 Doing Business report published by the World Bank Group says.
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11th December 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


GEDI: Czech Republic ranks 24th regionally in 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Index

The Czech Republic ranks 38th globally and 24th regionally in the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Index published by GEDI, Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute. 
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24th November 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


CEE region continues to provide opportunity for business despite potential risks, according to report by CMS and Legal Week

Government investigations and regulatory compliance are increasingly concerning issues for businesses operating in the CEE market. This is according to the latest ‘Central & Eastern Europe: Risk & Resilience’ report, published by international law firm CMS and Legal Week, which canvassed the views of more than 40 in-house counsel on the region’s business potential and how to mitigate risks.
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21st November 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Invitation: Conference on Cooperation between the Academic, Private and Public Sector in the Defense Industry

The conference will take place on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 9.00 am, in the Main Hall of the Valdštejn Palace in the Senate of the Czech Republic (the conference will be held in English with translation).
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