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

4th December 2017 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

Infrastructure investment boom predicted for CEE nations on the rise

The infrastructure market has high hopes for Central and Eastern European countries, whose economies are currently experiencing strong economic growth, according to the CMS Infrastructure Index: A New Direction, which this year ranks 40 jurisdictions in order of infrastructure investment attractiveness according to six key criteria. Countries in the CEE region claimed six of the top 20 spots for infrastructure investment attractiveness, with the Czech Republic leading the pack at no 13 in the table. Longstanding government support for infrastructure spending and the highly anticipated programme to modernise its train stations, with €384m allocated to the scheme, has contributed to the Czech Republic’s allure.
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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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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic