On November 22, the American Chamber of Commerce held a roundtable with Vitezslav Kapoun from General Financial Directorate on current implementation of BEPS and transfer pricing. The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan was adopted by the OECD and G20 countries in 2013.
PCB: Prague is the Second-Best City in the Region of Central and Eastern Europe in Terms of Sustainable Development
Prague, according to the latest Sustainable Cities Index (SCI) of the Arcadis international consultancy, ranked among the top of sustainable cities in the CEE region from the point of view of the local population. The Czech metropolis was ranked 23rd on the global scale. Arcadis' Sustainable Cities Index 2018 presents London as the city in the lead, followed by Stockholm and Edinburgh. In the first twenty, there are 14 European cities, 3 Asian and 3 North American cities, Prague Convention Bureau writes.
, the American Chamber of Commerce hosted a roundtable with Zbynek Horelica, a director of State Fund for Infrastructure on the budget 2019 and perspective for 2020 - 2021.
Eurostat: The highest share of employed persons with an ICT education who were men was in Czechia (93 %) in 2017
In 2017, men accounted for 84 % of the 2.7 million people in the European Union (EU) who were employed and who had an information and communication technology (ICT) education. In the period 2012-2017, the share in Czechia ranged from almost 87% to over 96%.
In the World Bank Group’s annual ease of doing business rankings, the top 10 economies are New Zealand, Singapore and Denmark, which retain their first, second and third spots, respectively, for a second consecutive year, followed by Hong Kong SAR, China; Republic of Korea; Georgia; Norway; United States; United Kingdom and FYR Macedonia. The Czech Republic ranks 35th.
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.