Economic policy

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

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2nd April 2019 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


AmCham Czech Workforce Report 2019 - General Trends

AmCham members received the 2019 Czech Workforce Report to help them with their business planning. The report contains info on population trends, internal migration, employment, wages, and education
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5th April 2019 / Economic policy / Energy and Environment


WEF/Quartz: The average person in Europe loses two years of their life due to air pollution

The average person living in Europe loses two years of their life to the health effects of breathing polluted air, according to a report published in the European Heart Journal on March 12.
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3rd April 2019 / Economic policy / Health Care


Invitation: Health Care 2.0: How Health Insurance Companies Should Be Functioning?

Health Care 2.0 invites to a discussion, which will be held on Tuesday 23 April 2019 at 3 pm in the building of the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (NHÚ AV ČR building), Politických vězňů 7, Praha 1, 2nd floor, room no. 7. The event will be held in Czech.
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29th March 2019 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


ING Bank Czech Republic: CNB Review: The May rate hike is still on the table

The Czech National Bank remained on hold today as expected. The neutral tone of Governor Rusnok’s press conference has been an outlier within the realm of the dovish bias of central banks globally. A CNB hike in May, when the new forecast is presented, still remains on the cards if the data stabilizes and Czech koruna remains soft, ING Bank Czech Republic writes.
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