Economic policy

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

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22nd June 2022 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation


AmCham Technology Council met Minister for Science, Research and Innovation Helena Langšádlová: Exponential growth comes from aligning interests

On Monday, AmCham Technology Council, represented by companies pursuing world-class research and development in the Czech Republic, met with Minister for Science, Research and Innovation  Mgr. Helena Langšádlová to discuss the research priorities of the Czech government, and the plans of some of the key players in developing ideas, science, technology, and products in the Czech Republic.
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1st June 2022 / Economic policy / Business and Industry


AmCham Real Estate Council: Development of innovation environments are essential for the Czech Republic to emerge stronger from today's challenges

At the AmCham Real Estate planning meeting on May 31, the participants summarized the key issues affecting the real estate market, including the impacts of inflation, war in Ukraine, surplus of equity and funds, the difficulty to find investment property in the Czech Republic, and the long-term issues related to land use planning, zoning, and permitting.
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26th May 2022 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Erste Group outlook: CEE economies proving resilient so far

Weakened GDP growth in 2022 Increased inflation due to higher energy and food prices Erste Group remains on solid growth track While economic growth in CEE and Austria remained robust during the first quarter of 2022, the full-year outlook for the region has been lowered– as it has for Europe as a whole. Inflation levels in the CEE region are expected to remain elevated.
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