Economic policy / Business and Industry

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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30th December 2019 / Economic policy / Business and Industry


Affordable housing discussion on an opportunity for private investment in Prague (updated)

On December 9, the Amcham held a discussion on affordable housing, featuring Prague City Hall Council member and Deputy Mayor for Prague 7 (Praha Sobě) Lenka Burgerová, IPR SDM Section Director Jaromír Hainc, co-Executive Director of The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center and Fair Housing Legal Clinic professor Michael Seng and Head of Housing Policy Department at the Ministry of Regional Development Marie Mohylová, Deputy Minister for Coordination of EU funds and international relations Section Daniela Grabmüllerová, PasserInvest Business Development Director Eduard Forejt, and Senior Associate at Squire Patton Boggs Lenka Nová. We discussed how the public administration on both national and regional levels plans to deal with a lack of housing in Prague and rapidly growing prices.
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13th August 2019 / Economic policy / Business and Industry


AmCham President Michal Chour outlines 2019 agenda

Michal Chour has been involved in AmCham's tourism advocacy for over a decade. He recognizes that this industry, like so many others, now needs to transition from a volume business to a value-added one. His goal as AmCham president is to help align interests so the sum for the country is greater than all the parts.
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8th January 2019 / Economic policy / Business and Industry


Czech Republic: Industry remains solid in November

Industrial production grew by almost 5% year-on-year in November, supported by one extra working day. Though the automotive segment posted double-digit growth again, new orders are still on a weaker footing
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27th June 2018 / Economic policy / Business and Industry


AmCham CZ: Economic Development Priorities 2018-2020

This letter on economic priorities is a policy document of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic (AmCham). The priorities are intended to create a framework for deciding which policy initiatives the AmCham will pursue, and to set some long-term policy objectives for our cooperation with governments and other associations.  
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