Investments of Czech companies into research and development (R&D) grow. Almost one-third (31%) spent more than 10% of their revenues in R&D last year. This is one percentage point more than in the previous year. Only 2% of the companies did not invest at all (11% in 2016). These are the findings of the annual survey of Deloitte and the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic entitled Tax and Subsidy Support for R&D Activities.
The Ministry of Health presented its position on OECD recommendations, largely copying the resort's strategy
The Ministry of Health organized a special briefing to introduce the position of the Czech Ministry of Health to the OECD recommendations formulated in the health chapter of OECD's regular Economic Review entitled "Improving the Healthcare System in the Czech Republic".
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) increased productivity for 95% and 74% of enterprises globally and in the Czech Republic, respectively. This is a result of Deloitte’s study entitled The robots are waiting – are you ready to reap the benefits?. The survey was conducted among 530 top managers of companies across the world, including the Czech Republic, reporting aggregate sales of over USD 3.5 trillion.
We write to support the Czech government’s cautious approach to the proposed Digital Services Tax, a Council Directive COM/2018/0147 final - 2018/072 (CNS).
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
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