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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9th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Strengthening EU’s AML/CFT rules: AML Authority (AMLA)

The background of AMLA In light of the latest investigation developments around some well known money laundering cases and common challenges in enforcing AML regulation across the EU, the EU Commission has presented a new legislative package on fostering the need for harmonised and more detailed AML/CFT rules and regulations. This extensive package aims to cover the gaps in some areas in the AML field across the entire EU, in particular: 
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6th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Ministry of Industry and Trade presents Czech Hydrogen Strategy

The EU member states have committed to achieving climate neutrality across the EU by 2050. Following this obligation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade presented the Czech Hydrogen Strategy at an international hydrogen conference held on 16 July 2021.
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3rd September 2021 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Mobile check-in possible again on many flights

EU vaccination certificates now digitally verifiable Automatic issuance of boarding pass now possible on all weekly 2000 flights from non-risk areas of the Schengen area  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic