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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18th October 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


BNP Paribas: Czech Republic Industrial at a Glance Q2 2018

Vacancy rates decreased further to sub 4% in Q2 2018. The vast majority of supply under construction is pre-leased already thus no major rise in vacancy is expected, BNP Paribas Real Estate says.
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18th October 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Vlněna: Renaissance of European Engineering and Innovation in Brno

On the premises of a former textile factory in downtown Brno, CTP has completed the first phase of its Vlněna project.
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5th October 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Czechs Save for New Housing the Longest in Europe

The availability of housing in the Czech Republic is the worst compared to selected countries in Europe. On average, a new flat amounts to 11.3 multiple of an average annual income. The period is even longer than in Great Britain (9.8) where nominal property prices are by far the highest. The easiest way to new housing is in Belgium (3.7 of annual income). These are the findings presented in the latest Deloitte Property Index 2018.  
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