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.

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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 March 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

NBC: Where exactly is Silicon Valley? That definition keeps expanding - interview with V.Muchna, CEO Y Soft Corporation

A recent McKinsey report says Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia can all expect strong growth partly because they are starting from rather low numbers, NBC channel's Scott McGrew says, opening an interview with Václav Muchna, CEO of the Czech Y Soft Corporation.
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14th March 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

Radio Praha/E15: Czech foreign owned companies take second biggest dividend yield in 2017: report

Foreign–based mother companies of some of the Czech Republic’s biggest firms last year claimed the second highest dividend yield from their local assets ever, according to calculations by the business daily E15, Radio Praha writes. A study by the consultancy company Bisnode suggests that the domination of foreign owned companies of the overall Czech economy has been dropping in recent years, though.
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7th March 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

The Transatlantic Economy 2018: AmCham EU's annual survey of jobs, trade and investment between the US and the EU

The Transatlantic Economy Report 2018 presents the most up-to-date facts and figures about the EU-US economic relationship. The research was conducted independently by Dan Hamilton and Joseph Quinlan of the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University. The study includes dedicated profiles for 30+ European countries and all US states. Value added by U.S.-owned foreign affiliates totaled an estimated $5.4 billion. Estimated affiliate employment in the Czech Republic is among the highest in eastern Europe, with American firms employing an estimated 96,084 workers in 2016, the report says.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic