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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29th September 2016 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

WEF Global Competitiveness Index: Czech Republic remains 31st most competitive economy, should improve skills of future workforce

The Czech Republic ranks 31st in the Global Competitiveness Report 2016–2017 ranking, the same result as in the 2015-2016 ranking (although the country's scores were 4.72 and 4.69 in 2016 and 2015, respectively). The report assesses the competitiveness landscape of 138 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.
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22nd July 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth Czech Republic ranked world’s 7th most developed country in new UN report

The Czech Republic has been rated among the world’s top ten most developed countries according to the 2019 Sustainable Development Report, a UN initiative now in its fourth year produced by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) to identify where the world’s countries are at in long-term goals for sustainable development (SDGs), informed.
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13th June 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

AmCham Czech Republic joined statement of eleven American Chambers of Commerce supporting the Three Seas Initiative

The Three Seas Initiative is moving forward with the common goal of improving the connectivity and cohesion of the twelve partner countries in Central Europe and the wider European home.
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6th May 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

Deloitte Survey: Czech CFOs: We have peaked already

The level of optimism of Czech CFOs has slightly decreased after peaking last year. According to CFOs’ predictions, GDP will grow by 2.3% on average (0.2 percentage point less than in 2018). The overwhelming majority (98%) believes that employee costs will grow again this year. The majority (73%) of CFOs in the Czech Republic admit that their team has been prepared for the implementation of artificial intelligence only partially or not at all. This is the outcome of the 10th annual Deloitte CFO Survey 2019.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic