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

7th May 2024 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

AmCham Digitizing Czechia conference: The progress is better than what the headlines would have you believe.

At AmCham’s third Digitizing Czechia event, Deputy Prime Minister Ivan Bartoš reported on the government’s progress toward digitization, and listed his priorities heading into the final year of this governing coalition. The progress is better than what the headlines would have you believe. The priorities illustrate how much political fragmentation is preventing us from fully exploiting the potential provided by an ever-expanding array of digital tools.   
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28th November 2023 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

AmCham Real Estate Council discussed digitization of permitting

AmCham Real Estate Council met with with Petr Klán, Director, Department for Digitization and Information Systems, Ministry for Regional Development. The participants have agreed that permitting process digitization is a prerequisite for technological transition of the country.
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13th June 2023 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

Letter to Deputy PM Bartoš: AmCham identified five issues to pursue

AmCham submitted Letter to Deputy Prime Minister for Digitization and Minister for Regional Development Ivan Bartoš. 
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29th May 2023 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

Digitization of Czechia conference: Is digitization priority no. 1 for Czechia?

Last year, when Estonia's former digital advisor Marten Kaevats joined our Digitization of Czechia session, he suggested to Deputy Prime Minister Ivan Bartoš that any minister of digitization should change his title to minister for getting stuff done. What Marten meant is that digitizing a country's public sector is an accumulation of projects, a sort of stacking of stone blocks that ultimately construct the pyramid.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic