Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

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 March 2017 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

London Economics/AmCham EU: Czech Republic 3rd in Single Market integration index in 2015 (updated)

The study by London Economics published by AmCham EU describes how each Member State has integrated into the EU’s single economic area and measures the impact on their economies.
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22nd March 2017 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

Czech Republic experienced drop in FDI in 2014-15 | JLL Investment Intensity Index: Prague attracts investment into construction

The Czech Statistical Office announced lower investment activity (year-on-year change of gross fixed capital formation) in the 3rd quarter of 2016. JLL Investment Intensity Index highlights potential of Prague among ‘Emerging World Cities’ in construction investment. 
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15th March 2017 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

OECD: Czech regulatory restrictiveness towards FDI is low | Cesko v datech: Czech Rep has 11,000+ brownfields

The Czech Republic has one of the lowest level of discrimination against foreign investors, OECD data show.
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20th February 2017 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

ABSL: Business Services Sector in the Czech Republic 2017 - report

The business services sector in the Czech Republic is expanding and growing even faster than we forecast last year. In 2016 the sector has added 16% of new jobs and the average projected employment growth for next year is the same level, a report by the Association of Business Service Leaders in the Czech Republic (ABSL) prepared in cooperation with CzechInvest, Deloitte, Grafton Recruitment and Jones Lang LaSalle says.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic