Economic policy

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 December 2020 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Czech Republic: Growth is better than expected

Revised GDP data from the Czech Republic suggests that the third-quarter was slightly better than the first estimate. The economy grew by 6.9%, but the second wave of the pandemic will push the last quarter into contractionary territory again  but the overall outlook for 2021 should improve as vaccines become available
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30th November 2020 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Other Government Measures Supporting Economy

The list of Government measures supporting Economy. Last update November 30, 2020.
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27th November 2020 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Czech Republic the Country for the Future: AmCham Exchange on How to Transform Into an Innovative Economy

On November 26, Minister of Industry and Trade Karel Havlíček outlined his vision for the Czech Republic to be presented in the long term as the added value oriented country. Deputy Minister Petr Očko confirmed priorities in the area of digitization, investment in 5G, support to AI, and startups - all within the framework of EU legislation currently in the pipeline.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic