Inside is a comparison of the voting totals for the 2013 and 2018 Czech presidential elections to provide some possible clues on what is going to happen in the second round of the presidential elections. An article by the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic.
IMF interview with Central Bank Governor J.Rusnok: Czech Republic: Economy So Far So Good | Ekonom: CNB will start publishing its expectations of CZK exchange rate from February 2018
Interviews with the Governor of the Czech Central Bank Jiří Rusnok within IMF series and for the Ekonom weekly inside.
OECD Revenue Statistics 2017: The Czech Republic ranked 18th out of 35 OECD countries in terms of the tax-to-GDP ratio in 2016, up one place
The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in the Czech Republic increased by 0.7 percentage points, from 33.3% in 2015 to 34.0% in 2016.
We were honored to welcome the new US ambassador to the Czech Republic, Mr Steve King at our GE Aviation site in Prague on Friday. The compliments received from Ambassador King regarding our investments as well as our success stories in the Czech Republic are encouraging and reflects a hard work of entire team here: „Based on kind of things that are happening here, the Czech Republic will become even more strategic partner to the USA“. Here comes a short video & interview from the visit.
Eurostat: Highest shares of enterprises with web sales that used their own website or apps were reported in the Czech Republic
Among the EU Member States, the highest shares of enterprises with web sales that used their own website or apps were reported in the Czech Republic (98%), Slovakia and Finland (both 97%), Eurostat data have shown.
Eurostat: Czech households have one of the lowest shares of expenditure on clothing, footwear on total expenditure
In 2016, households in the Czech Republic spent 3.6% of household expenditure for clothing and footwear; which is one of the lowest shares in the EU, according to Eurostat.
Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy
- 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
- 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
- 3) Health Care as an export industry
- 4) Government as a competitive advantage
In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.