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26th March 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Trip Advisor: Prague among top 25 destinations in Europe

Tripadvisor.com names Prague among top 25 destinations to visit in Europe. Prague occupies 6th place, following London, Paris, Rome, Crete and Barcelona.

23rd March 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment


IEA Global energy and CO₂ status report

* 2017 was the warmest non-El Niño year
* 2015, 2016, 2017 warmest years on record
* Consistent across all datasets 

23rd March 2018 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment


vbw: The importance of the German economy for Europe - study

Germany is criticized for its high current account surpluses: the export successes of the German economy were at the expense of the other EU states. Our study shows that this criticism is completely unjustified. On the contrary, a strong German economy creates added value and employment in Europe.

23rd March 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Prague Convention Bureau: Rector of the Charles University in Prague Won a Prestigious Award for His Long-Term Contribution to Congress Tourism

The ninth Ambassador Awards Evening took place in Prague to honour the contributions to the meetings industry. Prague Convention Bureau organises the ceremonial event since 2010 as a part of its Ambassador Programme. The aim of the event is to award renowned Czech scientists, top experts, professors, and doctors who represent the Czech Republic in international professional associations, actively lobby in favour of Prague and then participate in the preparatory work of scientific, program or organizing committees of international congresses held in Prague.

21st March 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Economic dynamics did not slow at the beginning of the year

Today’s statistical reports surprise on the upside. Industrial production maintains strong dynamics; retail sales even accelerated, and construction statistics are booming. The figures show that the domestic economy began the new year on a high note. So far, the monthly statistics corroborate our view of strong GDP growth of 3.8% this year, Komerční banka says.. 

Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
  2. 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
  3. 3) Health Care as an export industry
  4. 4) Government as a competitive advantage

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Policy pipeline

In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.

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