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 August 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

ING Bank Czech Republic: Surprising fall in industry

Industrial production fell by 6.4% year-on-year in June after more than 3% growth in previous months. Some of this is related to calendar effects and other one-off factors, but the weaker result is also a reminder that Czech industry is not immune to the German industrial slowdown.
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8th August 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Czechia ranks 26th in the 2019 Global Innovation Index, maintaining relatively stable rankings since 2014

The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 ranks and breaks down the innovation performance of 129 countries and economies around the world. Czech Republic ranks 26th in the overall ranking.
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29th July 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

BCG 2019 Sustainable Economic Development Assessment: Czech Republic ranks 24th

Boston Consulting Group’s Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA) tracks relative well-being of a country’s citizens and provides insight into how well a country converts its wealth into well-being. Ten dimension and fourty indicators have been assessed for 143 countries in the 2019 data set. Czechia ranks 24th.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic