Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

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

20th September 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

EC EIDES: More networking and support needed to boost Czech digital entrepreneurship

During the last decade digitisation has transformed the character of entrepreneurial activities as for both the entrepreneurial opportunities and the practices to pursue them. In this context, to ensure that the new productivity potential is fully deployed to the benefits of economic growth and societal welfare, policymakers need adequate metrics to monitor digital entrepreneurship. The European Commission published its European Index of Digital Entrepreneurship Systems.
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18th September 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

WEF and Deloitte’s report: Artificial Intelligence will significantly transform the financial services industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the way financial institutions attract new customers and develop relationships with the current ones. Further enhancement of AI will require entirely new models of cooperation between today’s competitors and emerging players. These are the results of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Deloitte’s report “The New Physics of Financial Services”.
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17th July 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

EC Study on Broadband Coverage in Europe 2017

As of mid-2017, 98.4% of Czech homes were passed by at least one fixed broadband technology, slightly above the EU average of 97.4%. In rural areas, 95.1% rural households had access to fixed broadband services.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic