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.

Spotlight issue

10th November 2020 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

AmCham Board of Directors’ Assessment of the Economic Impact of Covid19 - October

This assessment is intended to assist members in their short and long-term planning by providing the outcome of discussions among board members. The board has been holding regular assessment sessions to share and discuss the impact within their industry and among their clients, customers and partners. These exchanges have been informed by research and input from our committees. This document is a working document which will be updated regularly, and all comments and suggestions are welcome. The document is divided into five sections: 1) duration of the crisis, 2) economic impact, 3) transformative effect, 4) effectiveness of government measures, and 5) business priorities.
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26th May 2022 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

The War in Ukraine and the Rush to Feed the World

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our global food systems are struggling to feed those most at risk. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to a major humanitarian crisis, not just in Ukraine but also around the world. Given the region’s importance as a breadbasket to the world, the impact on key food commodities such as wheat and sunflower oil has been immediate, resulting in massive shortages and price shocks. What’s worse, Russia is a key producer of fertilizers and of the energy needed to distribute available food and to grow more.
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6th May 2021 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

PwC 24th Annual Global CEO Survey: A leadership agenda to take on tomorrow

For business, 2021 will be a year of reinvention. One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, we surveyed 5,050 CEOs around the world about their plans to respond to new threats, transform their operating model and create a more sustainable future.    
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4th May 2021 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

Will productivity and growth return after the COVID-19 crisis?

Bold innovation by some firms under pressure of the pandemic could deliver a productivity dividend, but that depends on corporate action broadening and robust demand.
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