Competitiveness

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

16th April 2019 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Employee Experience the Top Priority for Czech Businesses with Only a Third of Them Prepared

One of the major topics for Czech businesses in terms of human capital relates to employee experience with a focus on human approach and meaningfulness of work (86%). Nevertheless, only 36% of respondents believe that their business is prepared for that. These are the results of Deloitte 2019 Global Human Capital Trends study. Ten thousand respondents from 119 countries including the Czech Republic took part.
View more

11th April 2019 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Emerging Trends in Real Estate® The global outlook for 2019

The political and economic uncertainty of the past year will likely persist in key markets throughout 2019, yet real estate continues to attract capital and demonstrate its enduring appeal as an investment asset class. The acquisition of income-producing commercial real estate increased by 3 percent to $963.7 billion in 2018, the third highest annual total on record, after 2007 and 2015.
View more

9th April 2019 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance


CMS European M&A Study 2019: Sellers set the agenda, despite market uncertainty

The "seller-friendly" dynamic in European M&A transactions strengthened during 2018, notwithstanding a drop-off in volumes towards the end of the year. This comes in marked contrast to the US market, where risk allocation continues to favour the buyer. These conclusions were published by CMS today in the 11th edition of its annual European M&A Study, a multi-year analysis of the key legal provisions within M&A agreements. The study is the most comprehensive of its kind and is based on a proprietary database comprising more than 4,000 deals over a 12-year eriod. 
View more

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic