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

24th January 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AT&T and VUT open new laboratory in Brno

On January 23, AT&T Brno and Faculty of Electrical Engineering VUT Brno (BUT - Brno University of Technology) opened a laboratory where students have the opportunity to work on solutions that are ahead of what is currently available on the market. The areas for research and development include 5G Communications, IoT, Industry 4.0, Big Data and Aerial vehicles.
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22nd January 2019 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Czechs will Spend 174 Days Working to Pay Taxes as this Year’s Tax Freedom Day Falls on 23 June

This year, taxpayers in the Czech Republic will spend 174 days working to pay taxes, which is one day fewer than last year. According to Deloitte’s calculations, Tax Freedom Day will fall on 23 June 2019. Approximately the same as in the Czech Republic will apply to Germany and Slovenia. Taxpayers will have to spend the most days paying taxes to the government in France, while the fewest in Romania and Bulgaria.
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19th January 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

PwC Global Economy Watch: January 2019 predictions

PwC's Macroeconomics team presents Global Economy Watch, a short publication that looks at the trends and issues that are affecting the global economy and details our latest economic projections for the world's leading economies.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic