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

8th January 2019 / Economic policy / Business and Industry

Czech Republic: Industry remains solid in November

Industrial production grew by almost 5% year-on-year in November, supported by one extra working day. Though the automotive segment posted double-digit growth again, new orders are still on a weaker footing
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13th December 2018 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

T.Koláčný, Brno Deputy Mayor: "The primary aim of Brno is to attract students & professionals who are interested & motivated to become part of innovations."

On 13 December, AmCham Brno-based companies discussed future of the city with Deputy Mayor of Brno Tomáš Koláčný from the Pirate Party responsible for the Townhall's participation platforms and smart city projects, among others. The event was hosted by the Courtyard by Marriott hotel. 
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5th December 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

ING Bank Czech Republic: Czech wage growth remains strong

Nominal wages grew by 8.5% year-on-year in the third-quarter. Wage growth slightly exceeded the consensus and the central bank estimates of 8.2%, mainly due to higher wage growth in non-market sectors.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic