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

11th October 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

AmCham Real Estate Council: One crucial step to an innovative economy is a more innovative economic development and construction permit process

How does the Czech Republic move into the top five EU countries for business investment into research & development? Do we have the physical infrastructure for companies to do that research? Does CVUT, for instance, plan to surround teaching facilities with laboratories and offices for start-ups generated through university research? If so, does the Prague Municipal Plan incorporate such a possibility?
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22nd August 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

What are the price trends in rental housing in the Czech Republic? Deloitte Rent Index August 2022

The Deloitte Rent Index summarises and analyses data regarding rental housing prices in the regions and regional capitals of the Czech Republic. This is the first data-driven index of its kind. It addresses rent offers in the area of prefabricated blocks of flats, brick houses and development projects. The index draws on quarterly collected data. The result of the data analysis provides a summary of average monthly rents per square metre. Thanks to a comparison with the previous quarter, this summary always offers an up-to-date view of trends in rental housing.  
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1st June 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

AmCham Real Estate Council: Development of innovation environments are essential for the Czech Republic to emerge stronger from today's challenges

At the AmCham Real Estate planning meeting on May 31, the participants summarized the key issues affecting the real estate market, including the impacts of inflation, war in Ukraine, surplus of equity and funds, the difficulty to find investment property in the Czech Republic, and the long-term issues related to land use planning, zoning, and permitting.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic