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

1st March 2017 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

Interview with Ondřej Krajíček of Y SOFT Corporation, Chair of the AmCham´s Digital Economy Council

With your advice, AmCham recently changed its membership structures, splitting the IT Committee to form a Digital Economy Council and concentrating the IT Committee on sharing best practice for using the technology to improve the functionality of a business. You took over the Chair of Digital Economy Council. Can you walk us through the thought process behind the change, and your aims for the Council?
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2nd February 2017 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

Tomáš Prouza about Czech Digital Economy (in Czech)

On 17 January 2017, Secretary of State Tomáš Prouza met with fifty representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce in Prague Clarion Hotel. During a business breakfast he discussed the Digital Agenda of the Czech Republic, European affairs and also the upcoming parliamentary elections in autumn 2017.
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5th April 2016 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

Joint Letter to EC from United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Poland, Luxembourg, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria on online platforms

The development of new digital technologies, behavioural patterns and business models is challenging the status quo and raising questions about how platforms function within the Digital Single Market. The European Commission is rightly emphasising the importance of this issue and collecting evidence as the basis for a comprehensive analysis of the role of online platforms within the Digital Single Market Strategy. We, the undersigned, ask that the Commission take the following into account when considering the development of policies and initiatives relating to digital platforms.   
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28th January 2015 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

January 28: Data Privacy Day + statement of Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Jourová

AmCham and its Czech Industry Coalition for Data Protection (CICDP) would like to inform you, that January 28 is a Data Privacy Day. DPD is an international effort to recognize the importance of protecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. Data Privacy Day's goals are to: - Raise aware...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic