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

2nd November 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


CTP expands its industrial park in Aš

European-based commercial real estate developer CTP has expanded its Aš industrial park by acquiring building plots and a production facility. At CTPark Aš there are now two fully-leased halls, with a total area of almost 35,000 m2. The completed park will offer clients a further 45,000 m2 of production space.
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30th October 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


The highest quality of life in the town of Říčany again. Towns benefit from more jobs and young people moving in

The Central Bohemian town of Říčany has become a place with the highest quality of life in the Czech Republic for the third consecutive year. Holešov in the Zlín Region recorded the most significant improvement compared to last year – it jumped 64 places up to hold the 57th position. These are the conclusions of the third annual Quality of Life Index. It was prepared by Obce v datech (“Municipalities in Data”) with Deloitte as its primary consulting partner.  
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21st October 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Announcement of new calls in programmes focused on the fight against the COVID-19 infection

In its emergency meeting on 14 October, the Government passed several subsidy programmes to support businesses and entrepreneurs in economic sectors which have been the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This, in fact, represents an extension of the existing programmes or new programmes under preparation, such as COVID – Culture, COVID – Rental, COVID – Bus or COVID – Sport II. Businesses and entrepreneurs will be provided with CZK 3.45 billion in total from these programmes.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic