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

10th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

Leadership, Resilience, and the COVID-19 Outbreak

As the world mobilizes to contain the impact of the coronavirus, uncertainty abounds. One thing is clear, however: the COVID-19 outbreak underscores the need for business and society to be resilient and prepared—qualities that will be in demand long after public health has been restored.
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6th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

CBRE: The potential impacts of Covid-19: What Does it Mean for Real Estate?

The outbreak of COVID-19 began in December 2019 and has spread to many European countries. The most exposed countries to supply chain disruption are Germany, France, Italy and Spain. There are some downside risks in the near term and policy responses are looking to mitigate these. Travel restrictions and fear of exposure to COVID-19 will primarily affect face-to-face meetings and conferences.Real estate may see some impact in the short-term, the overall outlook, however, remains positive.
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4th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

COVID-19: Implications for business

The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a growing impact on the global economy. This article is intended to provide business leaders with a perspective on the evolving situation and implications for their companies. The outbreak is moving quickly, and some of the perspectives in this article may fall rapidly out of date. This article reflects our perspective as of March 1, 2020. We will update it regularly as the outbreak evolves.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic