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

24th July 2023 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

C-suite executives in Central Eastern Europe show bold leadership and a positive outlook for 2023, despite unstable economic and political backdrop

[Prague, 24 July 2023] – Mazars, the international audit, tax and advisory firm has released its C-suite barometer, Bold leadership for a sustainable future. In this latest report we found that business leaders in Central Eastern Europe (CEE) are optimistic about their growth prospects in 2023, with the majority (89%) witnessing a rise in revenue from 2021 to 2022, surpassing the global average by four percentage points.
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14th April 2023 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

AmCham Real Estate Council: Offices are not dead. Home office is here to stay.

Recently, AmCham Real Estate Council discussion participants came to a conclusion that while offices are not dead, home office is here to stay. Companies have adopted the ‘no additional desks‘ principle, measure occupancy, create heat maps, or seating plans, apps to regulate parking, they consolidate resources and communicate intensively with their employees.
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8th February 2023 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

AmCham Real Estate Council: Supply of residential housing will not grow rapidly also due to uncertainty about the way forward on the new construction law

Land-use policy can be separated roughly into three processes: decisions on land use (or development), creating zoning requirements to facilitate the land use plan, and permitting to ensure that those developing the land abide by zoning requirements (and therefore the land-use plan).
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic