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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20th April 2017 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

CEE Real Estate Investment reports: Across EMEA industrial/logistics investment gains in popularity. Slovak, Czech markets were largest origins & destinations of CEE cross-border flow in 2011-16

The Slovak and Czech markets were both the largest origins and destinations of CEE cross-border flow in 2011-16, according to the CEE Real Estate Investment Compass 2017 by Colliers International and CMS. Investment volumes within EMEA draws a very mixed picture despite an overall reduction in both deal-flow and volumes.
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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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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic