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

9th November 2018 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Radio Praha: Czech Space Week strives to bring a bit of space to everyone

Space enthusiasts from the Czech Republic and beyond are in for a treat. Starting on Saturday, Prague and Brno will host Czech Space Week, a nine-day-long series of events that will bring together scientists, businessmen and government officials who are active in the area, Radio Praha writes.
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8th November 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Operators finish coverage of the pilot section of Prague’s underground

 Mobile services available in the entire Muzeum – Roztyly section  Another 21 stations in the central part of Prague will be covered next year
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8th November 2018 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Almost third of the companies in the Czech Republic invest more than 10% of their revenue into R&D

Investments of Czech companies into research and development (R&D) grow. Almost one-third (31%) spent more than 10% of their revenues in R&D last year. This is one percentage point more than in the previous year. Only 2% of the companies did not invest at all (11% in 2016). These are the findings of the annual survey of Deloitte and the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic entitled Tax and Subsidy Support for R&D Activities.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic