Spotlight issue

30th May 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

EUR/CZK call revised higher as major stress hits markets

On the back of the recent market turmoil and the increase in political stress, we have revised our EUR/CZK call higher for the coming months. However, the medium-term forecasts remain virtually unchanged.

30th May 2018 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company first to produce brand new category - plant based beverages AdeZ

AmCham toured the upgraded and expanded Coca-Cola bottling facility with Coca Cola's Managing Director in the Czech Republic Josef Karásek. Coca-Cola is celebrating 25 years of operating in the Czech Republic.

28th May 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

2018 EU Justice Scoreboard

The European Commission publishes the 2018 EU Justice Scoreboard which gives a comparative overview of the independence, quality and efficiency of justice systems in the EU Member States.

25th May 2018 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

European Semester Spring Package: Czech Rep is enjoying an economic upswing, but increasing tax system complexity is a concern and certain regulatory burdens are deterring further investment

As economic growth accelerated significantly in 2017, the Czech Republic is in a good position to address remaining structural challenges. The Czech Republic is enjoying an economic upswing. Labour market indicators set new records but at the same time signal limits to future growth. Inflation has moved above the central bank’s 2.0 % target. These are conclucions of the European Semester report published by the European Commission on 23 May.

24th May 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

ING Bank Czech Republic: Consumer confidence at new high in May

Despite latest market volatility and threats about trade-wars, Czech households remain optimistic given favourable labour market and increasing wages. Business confidence declined in May, driven mainly by weaker expectations in industry, ING Bank Czech Republic writes.

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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