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

5th February 2019 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

PCB/Kongres Magazine: Prague Again the Best Meeting Destination of New Europe

Prague became the best meeting destination of New Europe region again, shows the annual ranking compiled by Slovenian Kongres Magazine. Meetings Star Awards ranking, celebrating 10th anniversary in 2018, evaluates the European meeting destinations regarding their meeting infrastructure, marketing activities and a set of other factors. The award ceremony announcing the winners took place on January 22, 2019 at the Conventa trade show in Ljubljana.
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1st February 2019 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

EIBIS: 17% of Czech firms reported investing too little over the last three years

The annual EIB Investment Survey (EIBIS) gathers qualitative and quantitative information on investment activities by around 12 000 companies across the EU, their financing requirements and the difficulties they face. This brochure provides an overview of 2018 results for Czech republic.
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30th January 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

UN World Economic Situation and Prospects 2019

Global growth is expected to remain at 3.0 per cent in 2019 and 2020, however, the steady pace of expansion in the global economy masks an increase in downside risks that could potentially exacerbate development challenges in many parts of the world, according to the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2019.  The global economy is facing a confluence of risks, which could severely disrupt economic activity and inflict significant damage on longer-term development prospects. These risks include an escalation of trade disputes, an abrupt tightening of global financial conditions, and intensifying climate risks.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic