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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24th June 2021 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Global Top 100 companies surge to record highs recovering lost ground from 2020 lows - according to PwC analysis

The market capitalisation of the Global Top 100 companies increased by 48% in the year to March 2021, resulting in a record-breaking market capitalisation of $31.7 trillion All sectors represented within the Top 100 list saw a marked increase in market capitalisation in the year to March 2021, ranging from 25% to 75%
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24th June 2021 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Consumer Values and Buying Motivations Have Fundamentally Changed, Shifting Away from Price and Quality, Accenture Report Finds

Brands must differentiate to meet new consumer demands for health and safety, customer service and personal care, and other priorities
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26th May 2021 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Investment into a more sustainable production now means increased competitive advantage in the future

On May 20, during an AmCham event on sustainable manufacturing Barbora Račan Ježková, Director of Investment Financing Department at CzechInvest, Czech Government investment agency, outlined how recovery and EU funds can be used to upgrade production lines or facilities.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic