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

31st August 2022 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Talent Shortage 2022: Lack of employees with the necessary profile

ManpowerGroup has released the results of its annual Shortage of Employees with the Right Profile survey, which focuses on how challenging it is for employers to fill their vacancies and which profiles are the most difficult to fill. The survey, conducted in May 2022, found that 49% of Czech employers are struggling to fill their vacancies. Large employers (250+ employees) face the most talent shortages, with 57% reporting that they cannot find enough suitable candidates in the long term, while 48% of small companies (10-49 employees) and 47% of medium-sized companies (50-249 employees) face talent shortages. Micro firms (up to 10 employees) report the least problem with a lack of suitable candidates (42%).
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22nd August 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

What are the price trends in rental housing in the Czech Republic? Deloitte Rent Index August 2022

The Deloitte Rent Index summarises and analyses data regarding rental housing prices in the regions and regional capitals of the Czech Republic. This is the first data-driven index of its kind. It addresses rent offers in the area of prefabricated blocks of flats, brick houses and development projects. The index draws on quarterly collected data. The result of the data analysis provides a summary of average monthly rents per square metre. Thanks to a comparison with the previous quarter, this summary always offers an up-to-date view of trends in rental housing.  
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7th June 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

AmCham Real Estate Council Intel session: "Unless the salaries and the economic output of the country rise, it is difficult to generate more tax per capita."

On June 1, AmCham Real Estate Council held an intel session on industrial development with Pavel Sovička of Panattoni Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic