Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

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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2nd April 2019 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


AmCham Czech Workforce Report 2019 - General Trends

AmCham members received the 2019 Czech Workforce Report to help them with their business planning. The report contains info on population trends, internal migration, employment, wages, and education
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29th May 2019 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


ING Bank Survey: Elderly care and housing demand in the EU

Ageing is not just a story about declining economic potential,  ING Bank says in their most recent report. The other side of the coin shows rising demand for products and services that are tailored to the needs of the elderly. In this report, we try and find out where demand for elderly care and housing is most promising and we attempt to do this by comparing eleven European countries.
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11th February 2019 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


ING Bank Czech Republic: Czech share of unemployed people typically increased

The share of unemployed people increased slightly from 3.1% to 3.3% in January as a result of typical seasonality during the winter months. The labour market remains tight, as the number of job vacancies further increased to a new record high.
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9th January 2019 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


Labour market remains tight despite unemployment increase in December

The result of external trade in November was a pleasant surprise, although for the entire year 2018 the trade balance will end up with a lower surplus than the year before. Labour market pressures did not let up at the end of the year. The higher share of unemployed in December was caused by seasonal effects, and the increasing number of vacancies shows that demand for labour remains strong.
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