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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1st December 2017 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Aspen Institute Central Europe: The Shape of Central Europe - study

The convergence of the V4 region to western levels of income has been rather unremarkable to date, mostly owing to the lackluster performance of the Czech Republic and Hungary since the global financial crisis. By contrast, Poland and Slovakia are emerging as regional convergence champions. Despite these interesting differences, the overall results – also manifested in low wage levels – are a disappointment, authors of the study The Shape of Central Europe published by the Aspen Institute Central Europe says.
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3rd October 2017 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


WEF Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017: Czech Republic remains among innovation-driven economies

The Czech Republic ranked 31st out of 138 countries assessed by the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report and remained in the group of 37 'innovation-driven' economies.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic