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21st March 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


EMEA Investor Intentions Survey 2018

Industrial and logistics preferred sector for 33% of EMEA investors, surpassing office for the first time

21st March 2018 / Good governance / Business and Industry


PwC: Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2018 – Czech results: Only 30% of survey respondents use modern technologies to combat fraud

In comparison with our previous Surveys, it appears as if incidents of fraud at the Czech respondents were decreasing. 33% this year, compared to 35% in 2016 and 48% in 2014. This is contradicting the CEE and global results that show incidents of fraud reported by the respondents have risen from 33% and 36% in 2016 to 47% and 49% in 2018, respectively.

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


ING Bank: Czech Republic: Optimistic beginning to 2018

January retail sales and industrial production figures were anything but disappointing, which is why we think the Czech economy has entered 2018 in solid shape.

20th March 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment


NBC: Where exactly is Silicon Valley? That definition keeps expanding - interview with V.Muchna, CEO Y Soft Corporation

A recent McKinsey report says Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia can all expect strong growth partly because they are starting from rather low numbers, NBC channel's Scott McGrew says, opening an interview with Václav Muchna, CEO of the Czech Y Soft Corporation.

19th March 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Bisnode Index of Women Influence: Czech Republic ranks low among 11 countries

The Bisnode Index of Women Influence – BIWI – compares various countries according to the influence women have on their economies. The influence of women is measured according to four parameters: share in the number of companies, share in the number of employees, share in revenues and share in net profits. The share of the number of women-owned companies compared to the total number of companies is the base for calculating the BIWI. 

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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