Czech Republic

  • Population 10,594,438
  • Area (km2) 78,870
  • GDP per capita (USD) 20,379.90
  • TPES (Mtoe) 41.55
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 101.40
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Czech Republic’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is low.

The Czech Republic provides attractive conditions for investors and is working in the right direction. Attention should be given to strengthening the robustness of its policy goals and commitments.

risk level

Among the three EIRA risk areas, discrimination between foreign and domestic investors is lower compared to breach of State obligations and unpredictable policy and regulatory change.

  • 31%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 25%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 23%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

The Czech Republic has a very good score on one EIRA indicator and a good score on three indicators. It has received a score of 81 on regulatory environment and investment conditions. The indicators management of decision-making processes and rule of law are at 69 and 77, respectively. The score for foresight of policy and regulatory change is 62.

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, the Czech Republic’s overall sub-indicator performance is good. The highest-scoring sub-indicator is restrictions on FDI with 95 points. Respect for property rights and transparency stand at 83 and 75, respectively. On communication of vision and policies, it has received 73 points, while management and settlement of investor-State disputes is at 70. The score for regulatory effectiveness is 67, and for institutional governance, it is 63. The country’s performance on robustness of policy goals and commitments is moderate with a score of 50.