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

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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11th April 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

Are Europe’s businesses ready for the EU Green Deal? EU Green Deal Survey Report

The European Union Green Deal, adopted in December 2019, is the EU’s ambitious and comprehensive blueprint to become the first climate neutral continent. It will fundamentally transform the European economy and has far-reaching implications for European businesses. Most of businesses that PwC surveyed are unprepared for the Green Deal and lack a comprehensive strategy to respond to its implications.
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8th April 2022 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

New report highlights gaps in EU Digital Decade 2030 cloud adoption targets and lack of ICT specialists

The number of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) specialists across the EU27 needs to more than double in order to hit the digital decade goal The EU will need to treble the proportion of businesses using cloud to meet targets. Currently the EU is at 26% with the 2030 goal being 75% by 2030   In all areas of the Digital Decade targets gaps still exist, including a 41% gap in very high-capacity networks  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic