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

13th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

2021/Q2 Industrial Property Market Report: Decisions need to be taken quickly, and a back-up plan needs to be in place

Increased industrial market activity influences all aspects of tenants decision making process. Factors such as record gross take-up in first half of the year, continuing rise of prices of construction materials, lengthening of handout process and completion of the building and extremely low vacancy of industrial premises for lease is shifting the market to more and more competitive environment among tenants. Swift and decisive decision making is becoming more and more crucial to successful launch of operation. Even though developers responded to this situation with major increase in premises currently in construction, the prime markets such as Prague and Brno still have very limited supply of new options for tenants.
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9th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Why net-zero supply chains are the next big opportunity for business

Focusing on sustainability encourages you to rethink your business for the future and gain favor from a broad group of stakeholders.  
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9th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Strengthening EU’s AML/CFT rules: AML Authority (AMLA)

The background of AMLA In light of the latest investigation developments around some well known money laundering cases and common challenges in enforcing AML regulation across the EU, the EU Commission has presented a new legislative package on fostering the need for harmonised and more detailed AML/CFT rules and regulations. This extensive package aims to cover the gaps in some areas in the AML field across the entire EU, in particular: 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic