86% of SMEs feel energy crisis, 15% have digital strategy

Published: 20.10.2022 Related countries:  United Kingdom United Kingdom

A total of 92% of Czech small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are facing high inflation, 86% the energy crisis and 70% are affected by the impact of the war in Ukraine.

This is according to a survey conducted by IPSOS for the Association of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Sole Traders of the Czech Republic (AMSP) and Česká spořitelna (CS). Two thirds (63%) are facing a shortage of raw materials and other inputs. A total of 84% of enterprises state that the production of a high value-added end product is important for the sustainability (competitiveness) of the company. 15% of SMEs have a formally documented strategy for digitisation, automation or robotics.

Source: CIA News