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

8th September 2020 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Financial ecosystems to change banking, according to the Accenture survey

According to a survey conducted by Accenture, 88% of banks believe that ecosystems will change the bank-customer relationship in the future and that ecosystem-related initiatives will be the main driver of future value creation in the banking industry.
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8th September 2020 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

PCB: Threat of Eventless Future for Czech Republic

Tourism economy was heavily hit by COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, paralysing the development of meeting, event and trade fair industries in the Czech Republic. According to the latest Economic Impact study conducted for the CzechTourism agency and the Czech Event Association in summer 2020, a total drop by more than 71% in consumption associated with holding events can be expected, according to the Prague Convention Bureau (PCB).
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4th September 2020 / Competitiveness / Education

Practice mathematics playfully with a unique Czech application

Mathematics doesn't have to be scary. One way to make it more enjoyable for teenagers is the Mathman application. In a game designed by Jan Maloušek, a student of Brno University of Technology, the players have to help a superhero defeat monsters - by solving several tasks. With his application, Maloušek caught the jury's of the T-Mobile Rozjezdy competition attention and won one of this year's awards in the regional round in the South Moravian Region. The T-Mobile Rozjezdy competition helps start-up entrepreneurs.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic