Economic policy / Digital Agenda

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.

Spotlight issue

26th July 2022 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

Digitization of Czechia: Government, business and academics, each has contribution to make

Digitization is part of a larger fight to maintain the progress past generations have made, and improve on it. The biggest lesson learned on July 21, 2022 at the AmCham Digitization of Czechia confernce is that when we focus on clear and common principles, we can put aside the political, commercial and academic rivalries that block us from using the technology we have today to make a better world for the next generation.
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13th September 2022 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

Ekonom: Czechia has a chance for digital transformation. But it cannot be stifled by a flood of regulations

TEN YEARS, THIS IS HOW EXPERTS ESTIMATE THE DELAY OF THE SOCIETY’S TRANSITION TO THE ONLINE SPACE. ACCELERATION MUST BE COMPLEMENTED BY MODERATE REGULATION. The digital revolution is a necessity for Czechia, without it the modernization of the economy is not possible. However, the path to it is dotted with various administrative points, so it is not easy to move along it quickly.  
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9th September 2022 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

Ekonom: Digitization of public administration will enable people have time to go out with friends

Czech Republic is about ten years behind the digitalization of public administration, while Estonia, on the other hand, is a model for the world. Except for marriage, divorce and property purchase, there is no official act in this small Baltic country of 1.3 million people that cannot be done online. Even small children learn about robotics there. Marten Kaevats, a former digitalization advisor to the local government, claims that this transformation is not so much a matter of new technologies as of people's willingness to work with them. 
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1st August 2022 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

E15: Digitization of Czechia: Key public services should be completely online by 2030

Digitization is one of the main goals of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union. According to the Minister for Regional Development and Deputy Prime Minister for Digitization Ivan Bartoš (Pirates), the government has already recorded success - an agreement on the program for the digital transformation of Europe. However, according to Vice-PM Bartoš, moving forward towards digitization will not occur without the business sector. 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic