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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26th August 2020 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Vending Machines with Protective Gear at Prague Airport

A number of protective measures have been in place at Václav Havel Airport Prague set up to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease and protect the health and safety of passengers. These include, for example, the obligation to wear a face mask or in other way cover one’s airways while inside the airport premises. Now, passengers can buy face masks and other gear preventing the spreading of infection from the vending machines installed directly at Václav Havel Airport Prague.
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26th August 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

How COVID-19 is changing workplace design

New health standards have companies adapting offices with a focus on tech.
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25th August 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

Almost Half of Chemical Companies Fear Losing Markets Due to Not Meeting Customers’ Needs, New Research from Accenture Shows

But two-thirds say getting customer centricity right can boost profits by more than 10% Despite seeing customer centricity ― i.e., the ability to anticipate and meet customer needs ― as a top priority, nearly half (46%) of chemical companies/suppliers say they’re struggling to get it right and fear competitors will take their customers, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic