Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

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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14th October 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


World Economic Forum Competitiveness Report 2019: Czechia slipped down three places

Czechia ranked 32nd (down three places year-on-year) in the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum.
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6th May 2020 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


The economy is bottoming, while the CNB will cut rates

In May, the macroeconomic data will unveil the economy in a free fall and bottoming in April. The economy will probably start to expand again; however, the level of output is very low and there are many obstacles for future growth. Therefore, the CNB will probably cut interest rates further, Komerční banka says.
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22nd April 2020 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Eurozone lockdown live: The risk of an asymmetric recovery

Judging from mobility data, the lockdown measures in the eurozone seem to have different impacts across the countries. With some countries easing the lockdown measures, while others remain locked down for longer, the risk of an asymmetric recovery has increased
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20th April 2020 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


How to restart national economies during the coronavirus crisis

By recognizing differences among regions and sectors, governments can get people back to work faster and safeguard our livelihoods.  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic