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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18th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

Czech Republic: Temporary border closure, implications for employees (COVID-19)

The Czech borders were closed on 16 March 2020 in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
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18th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

What is needed to assess organizational exposure to COVID 19?

Businesses with extensive presence in or direct ties to affected areas must take immediate actions to assess organizational exposure, positioning them to appropriately support key stakeholders, employees and customers.
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17th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

What to Know About Coronavirus — COVID-19 Explained

What is Coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that may cause respiratory illnesses in humans ranging from common colds to more severe conditions such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).1 'Novel coronavirus' is a new, previously unidentified strain of coronavirus. The novel coronavirus involved in the current outbreak has been named SARS-CoV-2 by the World Health Organization (WHO). 3The disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (or “COVID-19”). 1,2
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic