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

21st July 2022 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

E15: Marten Kaevats: Česko musí pochopit, že digitální transformace obsahuje jen velmi málo technologií

Digital transformation has little to do with technologies. Mindset is the key  - Marten Kaevats, former Estonia's advisor explains in an interview for E15 daily (in Czech) ahead of the AmCham Czech Republic Digitization of Czechia conference in Prague.
View more

5th January 2021 / Economic policy / Digital Agenda

Czech Investment in ICT Equipment, Software at 4.3% of GDP

In 2019, companies and public administration invested almost CZK 245 bn in ICT equipment and software. Investment in software and databases has been growing at a significantly faster pace, accounting for two-thirds of the total investment in ICT, than investment in ICT equipment. More than 18% of the total R&D expenditures in the country were spent in the ICT industry.
View more

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?
View more

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic