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

15th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Czech employers report cautiously optimistic hiring plans

Employers in the Czech Republic anticipate the strongest hiring pace in two years during the October to December period, reporting a seasonally adjusted Net Employment Outlook of +10%. Hiring intentions strengthen by 5 and 9 percentage points from 3Q 2021 and 4Q 2020, respectively.
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14th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

KPMG 2021 CEO Outlook: Plugged-in, people-first, purpose-led.

Optimism is back in the boardroom It’s been about 18 months since the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic, and the latest edition of our CEO Outlook survey gauges how leadership strategies and concerns have shifted during these demanding times.  CEOs are confident in the growth prospects of their company and the global economy in general. They feel a strong connection to their organization’s purpose and are looking to expand their business to emerge stronger.
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14th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

The challenges for medium sized businesses post Covid-19

Mid-tier businesses play a fundamental role in global supply chains, yet many of them are running on legacy systems and processes, facing long-term underinvestment in skills and technologies and have a very strong case for change that crystallised particularly after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Neglecting their specific needs could cause considerable damage to economies in the medium term.  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic