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

12th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

AmCham CZ published Czech Prosperity Report: Since 1989, the Czech Republic may have generated more prosperity and more potential than at any time in its history.

AmCham CZ Czech Prosperity Report was delivered to the government of Petr Fiala and to Czech Parliament. The report is intended to provide AmCham members and the Czech government with key indicators of current and potential economic progress and an assessment of what policy initiative would most generate greater economic success. The report is prepared by AmCham staff in consultation with its councils, committees and individual members.
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20th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

CTP expands inner city logistics footprint with additional €125m Czech investment in CTPark Brno Líšeň

CTP, Continental Europe’s leading listed developer and owner of logistics real estate by gross lettable area (GLA), has added 69,000 m2 of buildings and development land to its CTPark Brno Líšeň in the Czech Republic through a sale-and-leaseback transaction with Zetor Tractors, the Czech agricultural machinery producer. The acquisition marks a major step in the overall €125 million transformation of the former Zetor brownfield industrial site into a modern new park for light manufacturing, retail, research, and inner city logistics which CTP embarked on in 2019. The transaction sees CTP consolidating its ownership in the Líšeň district, increasing the total land size to 29 hectares. Upon completion, CTPark Brno Líšeň will provide some 150,000 m2 of lettable area with over 2,500 jobs.  
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14th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

An End of 2021 Fireside Chat with Václav Muchna, Y Soft CEO

Join Y Soft’s Václav Muchna, CEO, for an end-of-year fireside chat with Duncan Hendy, Content Marketing Director, as Václav reveals some of the transformations that companies such as Y Soft have been going through in 2021’s year of the pandemic in order to lay the foundations for a stronger 2022. Topics range from enabling the hybrid workforce to why discovering the balance between happy customers and happy employees is crucial to delivering value.
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17th December 2021 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

PwC CEO Survey: Rising raw material prices or failing supply? The bigger problem for Czech CEOs now is the lack of people

Czech companies continue to struggle with the impact of the pandemic and are going through another difficult year. CEOs do not think the situation will improve significantly any time soon, with 60% of them considering the lack of people to be the biggest problem, while rising prices and dysfunctional supply chains are also a concern. This is according to the interim results of the PwC CEO Survey.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic