17th May 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Prague Congress Centre: Prague keeps 11th position among world congress destinations

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has shortlisted the best congress destinations in 2016. Prague ranks11th globally and 9th in Europe. 

16th May 2017 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

IMF: Czech Rep needs a well calibrated combination of monetary, macroprudential, financial, structural, and fiscal policies

The Czech economy is doing well. Growth is solid and the unemployment rate is low. Inflation is back at the target level. The public finances are in good condition, and the banking system is liquid and profitable. However...

15th May 2017 / Economic policy / Trade and Investment

W.Stacey, AmCham CZ: "The first thing we need to do is realize that the US and the EU need to make sure that they remain calm."

"If I could give one piece of advice to Czech exporters, I would say vote for the parties in the election that support the European Union," Weston Stacey, Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic, says in an interview for

15th May 2017 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Brno University of Technology air driven car succeeds in race in Hungary

Pneumobile cannot be an alternative to gasoline, diesel or electricity driven cars, but compressed air could become a complementary means of transmission of torque onto wheels. The Czech pneumatic vehicle reached the maximum speed of 42.4 km per hour and traveled the distance of 4 km using one air bottle (placed in the vehicle frame).

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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