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 July 2019 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


W.Stacey, AmCham CZ: "When individual objectives align, good feedback cycles are created, and common goals can be reached."

One of AmCham's economic development goals is to make Prague a top hub of European business. At our General Assembly in June, we gathered representatives from some key strategic assets: Petr Fabrický of the Prague Airport, Michal Pěchouček of prague.ai, Rainer Bogner of ExxonMobil's shared service center, Lenka Žlebková of Prague Congress Center, and Matěj Chytil of Prague City Hall. Each is moving from a high volume approach to a higher premium approach in their business. Each can help the other achieve their goals. Train service to airport, for instance, also boosts congress business, which boosts business travel. 
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20th June 2019 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


AmCham members elect nine Board members; Chour, Nebesky, Novotny, Slapak, and Suri to serve on Executive Committee

Prague, June 20. AmCham members have elected nine Board members, and the AmCham Board has appointed Michal Chour of the Alcron Hotel as President and Milan Slapak of GE, Michal Nebesky of Citibank, Vaclav Novotny of Biogen and Sanjiv Suri of Zatisi Group as Vice Presidents.
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17th June 2019 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Roundtable at CIIRC shows spirit of cooperation that will make the Czech Republic The Country for the Future

On 14 June, the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic participated in a roundtable discussion at CIIRC on private investment into public research. 
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11th June 2019 / Economic policy / Health Care


Jihlava health care innovation conference: The future is growing up from the ground

During the innovation conference in Jihlava held on 10 June, regional leaders discussed best practices in financing health care to bring greater value to patients. Vysočina region and governor Jiří Běhounek hosted the event. 
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