Economic policy / Trade and Investment
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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Eurostat: Ratio of investment to GDP highest in the Czech Republic | M.Skorepa, Ceska sporitelna: "We are probably observing a natural fall in the tempo of catching up, in terms of the stock of capital, to richer economies."
Among the EU Member States, in 2017 investment accounted for a quarter of GDP in the Czech Republic (25.2%) and Sweden (24.9%). Estonia (23.7%), Austria (23.5%), Ireland (23.4%), Belgium (23.3%), Romania and Finland (both 22.6%) as well as France (22.4%) all had investment rates of over 20% of GDP, according to Eurostat.View more
CzechInvest M&A report Q3 2021
According to CzechInvest, the government investment agency, 142 M&A transactions were announced in the third quarter of 2021.View more
AmChams in the Three Seas Region 2021 Sofia Declaration: Joint Letter of Support and Collaboration with the Three Seas Initiative
AmChams support the regional development and cooperation within the Three Seas Initiative (the countries on the Baltic, Adriatic and the Black Sea axis) to foster economic growth, investment, energy security, smart connectivity, and achieving climate goals.View more
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: EBRD to resume investing in Czech Republic following Covid-19 pandemic
EBRD to invest in Czech Republic again for the first time since 2008 Czech Republic among countries worst hit by coronavirus crisis in Europe EBRD to strengthen economic resilience and stimulate private-sector growthView more