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.

Spotlight issue

22nd November 2017 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment


AmCham EU: The Case for Investing in Europe 2017

The Case for Investing in Europe 2017, written by Joseph Quinlan, Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University, shows that Europe is still the world’s largest economy and continues to offer tremendous investment opportunities for American business.
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7th November 2017 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment


World Bank Global Investment Competitveness Report 2017 | 2018

"The Czech Republic is a good example of how acquisition of a dilapidated local carmaker Skoda by Volkswagen, one of the leading global frms, led to a successful transformation of the entire automotive industry in the country.' 
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31st October 2017 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment


Economic Outlook: Investment strikes back

Czech economy accelerates: The Czech economy has entered the late expansion phase and GDP growth is accelerating. We expect it to reach its second-fastest pace of the last ten years. Although we see a minor slowdown next year, the expected investment boom should ensure a still decent level of growth.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic