The best city for business in 2017 was Ostrava, second place belonged to Humpolec, while Brno came in third, according to the results of a survey called the City of Business for 2017 (Město pro byznys 2017) published by the communications company Communa in mid-April. Photo: Casadei Graphics

Brno, May 18 (BD) – Municipalities are evaluated on the basis of 23 criteria which fall under two main categories: the business environment and communication with public administration.

205 municipalities and 22 Prague municipal districts participated in the 2017 survey, the 10th year that it has been conducted.

Top ten cities for business in the Czech Republic. Source: City of Business for 2017

Rank City
1 Ostrava
2 Humpolec
3 Brno
4 Jablonec nad Nisou
5 Pelhřimov
6 Nová Paka
7 Benešov
8 Prostějov
9 Pardubice
10 Brandýs nad Labem – Stará Boleslav

Brno ranked highly because of its high share of entrepreneurs in the local population as well as for its high number of small and medium-sized companies. Brno is also lauded for having “excellent transport accessibility” in the official press release.

Last year the city of Pelhřimov won. Brno did not place among the top three in the 2016 results.

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