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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6th May 2020 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Tax and Legal Updates - Special Edition

Read the latest information by KPMG on the relaxing rules for short-term business trips or postponement of advance payments on income tax.
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28th April 2020 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Online payment solution for brick-and-mortar SMEs during the coronavirus crisis

Launched in early April: A secure payment solution for regional, brick-and-mortar retailers Online payment solution for SMEs within an hour For home deliveries: Options for fast payment via email or SMS  
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28th April 2020 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Václav Havel Airport Prague has handled more than 40 special cargo flights with medical supplies on board in a month

Václav Havel Prague Airport remains open for all arrivals and departures. Thanks to this fact, a total of 44 special cargo flights with medical supplies were able to land there since 20 March 2020 when the first aircraft with medical supplies on board landed in Prague. More than 1,200 tons of medical aid in total has already reached the Czech Republic. The total volume of cargo handled at Prague Airport, including regular cargo routes, has increased by 26.5% year-on-year during this period. Since 18 March 2020, Prague Airport has also handled a total of 33 arrivals and departures of repatriation flights with passengers on board. More than 3,600 passengers, mostly Czech citizens returning home to their families and loved ones from abroad, have arrived in the Czech Republic aboard those flights. Moreover, approximately 900 foreign nationals have been able to travel back home from the Czech Republic this way.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic