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 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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8th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

BNP Paribas: Czech Republic: coworking is expanding also outside of Prague

According to the international real estate advisory, BNP Paribas Real Estate, there are 61 coworking centres in Czech Republic, 26 are situated in Prague. Total size of the centres currently in operation stands at 19,000 sq m. In addition, BNP Paribas Real Estate records 18,000 sq m of serviced offices.
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5th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

DLA Piper collaborates on Czech Start-up Report

DLA Piper in Prague has collaborated with investors, businesses, researchers and the Czech government to launch a report on the start-up scene in the Czech Republic. The report is part of a wider project aiming to chart the development of the Czech Republic’s start-up industry.
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18th May 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

JLL's M.Atwell for Chinese and Korean investors target Prague actively

Investor demand remains very strong on the Czech market and it seems that the only thing that can limit further growth is the lack of available product in most market segments. Mike Atwell, Regional Director, Head of Capital Markets Czech Republic and Leader Director CEE Capital Markets at JLL shared his expectations for the Czech market.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic