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 July 2019 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

M.Mejtsky of Petyovsky & Partners: The Czech Republic: New Appointments Currently not Available at some Czech Embassies

In relation to finalisation of the legislative process of the Czech Immigration Law amendment, which is expected to be effective as of the 1st of September 2019, some of the Czech Embassies has temporarily stopped accepting appointment requests for submission of Employee Card applications and Long-Term Visa applications for the purpose of "Business", M.Mejtsky of Petyovsky & Partners writes.
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9th July 2019 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

PwC and the Urban Land Institute: Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2019: “People are beginning to think about Prague not too dissimilarly from western European markets."

In recent years investor perceptions of Prague have undergone a gradual transformation, with the Czech capital’s erstwhile emerging market status fading into distant memory, Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2019 report by PwC and the Urban Land Institute says.
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9th July 2019 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

ManpowerGroup Czech Republic Employment Outlook Survey for Q3 2019: Czech Employers Report Conservative Hiring Plans

Job seekers can expect a soft labor market in the third quarter of 2019, according to Czech employers who report a seasonally adjusted Net Employment Outlook of +3%. Hiring intentions remain relatively stable in comparison with both 2Q 2019 and 3Q 2018, according to ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey for the third quarter of 2019.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic