Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

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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16th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


AmCham CZ: Projects for Prague

The aim of the project is to push the government to support certain development projects that would result in wide economic benefit for the country. AmCham would identify public and private projects that would have a wide economic impact, and promote their accelerated development. The Real Estate Council recommends the following projects for Prague:
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14th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Czech Statistical Office: Foreign visitors number rose by over 25% in the past four years

The number of foreign visitors in the Czech Republic grew by 11.7%. In the past four years, foreign visitors number rose by 25.7%.
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29th May 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Radio Praha: High-speed rail network plan spells enormous investment for Prague

Plans to build a high-speed rail network in the Czech Republic will greatly impact Prague, which will alone require investment of at least CZK 80 billion, iHned.cz reported. Among expected projects are tunnels and an underground extension of the city’s Main Station, Radio Praha writes.
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22nd May 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Radio Praha: Czech Heritage Jewel wins prestigious European Prize

The restoration of Kuks, one of the most beautiful baroque complexes in the Czech Republic, has won the European Grand Prix for heritage conservation. The prestigious award was presented by the Europa Nostra association in Finland’s Turku last week.The jury praised the interdisciplinary approach of the restoration work, saying it should serve as a strong example for conservation projects across Europe, Radio Praha writes.
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17th May 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Prague Congress Centre: Prague keeps 11th position among world congress destinations

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has shortlisted the best congress destinations in 2016. Prague ranks11th globally and 9th in Europe. 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic