Spotlight issue

23rd January 2018 / Competitiveness / Trade and Investment

CzechInvest/The Korea Times: Czech wants to take partnership with Korea to new level

CzechInvest Seoul Office Chief Martin Jirovec said Korea and the Czech Republic have a lot of similarities in their industries, which will help Koreans understand that Czech is a great business partner, more than a country remembered by its beautiful view of Prague.

22nd January 2018 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

BIEN: European Social Survey (ESS) reveal findings about attitudes toward Universal Basic Income across Europe

The European Social Survey (ESS) has published its 2016 Round 8 results, which include, for the first time in its history, a polling question asking participants to express their attitude to the hypothetical introduction of a basic income scheme in society.

22nd January 2018 / Politics / Trade and Investment

Chris Boos, Arago: Good old friendship to the rescue

Transatlantic relations have reached a previously unknown point of uncertainty, and the global order is following suit. Uncertainty drives all kinds of negative outcomes, so we have to find a positive, personal way to address it, says Chris Boos, CEO and Founder of Arago and the developerof HIRO™ artificial intelligence "made in Germany."

19th January 2018 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth Prague is the 6th most developed region in the EU

“Prague looks very good in terms of its economic performance. It has maintained this position for a long time and is basically at the level of London,” ČSÚ Vice-President Marek Rojíček said in a press release, writes.

19th January 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry Foreigners bought 8 percent of new flats in the Czech capital Prague

In the third quarter of 2017, foreigners bought 8 percent of new apartments in development projects in Prague. Most often the foreign buyers were Russians. Just under a third of the development project flats were sold in Prague 10, followed by Prague 5 with a share of 30 percent and Prague 9, which was roughly at one-tenth, according to a survey by consultancy Deloitte, 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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