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

27th April 2022 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

AmCham Real Estate Council: Improving the construction process is challenging, but possible

AmCham Real Estate Council members met to discuss the recently proposed changes to the construction law.
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14th April 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

The war in Ukraine has dented consumer trust in a better future. In the Czech Republic, even e-shops are suffering

Prague, April 14, 2022 - The belief that the post-pandemic world will be a positive one for consumers has been hit in recent months by growing economic uncertainty, which has in turn reduced consumer confidence in a better future, according to the latest EY Future Consumer Index. In the Czech Republic, this will be reflected in a significant drop in sales of consumer goods as well as changes in travel and dietary patterns.
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12th April 2022 / Competitiveness / Education

Prague ranked in the Campus Advisor’s Top Ten Student-Friendly Cities

The Campus Advisor has recently published an article ranking the top thirty most student-friendly cities in the world. According to the survey, Prague is in seventh place, with an overall score of 4.40 out of 5. What makes a city attractive to international students? The survey scored university cities on six criteria: Student Friendliness (4.74), Public Transport (4.53), Cost of Living (3.90), Amenities (4.22), Nightlife (4.61), and Safety (4.43).   
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic