State of Health in the EU: The Czech Republic performs well in terms of allocating resources efficiently to various care sectors. But there is real scope for technical efficiency improvements
The Czech Republic maintains a high level of financial protection with universal coverage, a very generous benefit package and low out-of-pocket spending. The country performs well in terms of allocating resources efficiently to various care sectors. But there is real scope for technical efficiency improvements, says, among others, Health Profile elaborated within the European Commission's State of Health in the EU project.
European Semester Autumn 2017 report: Czech Republic: 2017 is set to mark the beginning of an investment rebound
The Czech economy continues to grow steadily. GDP growth is forecast to be well above potential in 2017 due to buoyant investment and private consumption, but is expected to moderate in 2018 and 2019. 2017 is set to mark the beginning of an investment rebound following the previous year’s slump, the report says. But adds that swift growth risks draining labour market.
CEE region continues to provide opportunity for business despite potential risks, according to report by CMS and Legal Week
Government investigations and regulatory compliance are increasingly concerning issues for businesses operating in the CEE market. This is according to the latest ‘Central & Eastern Europe: Risk & Resilience’ report, published by international law firm CMS and Legal Week, which canvassed the views of more than 40 in-house counsel on the region’s business potential and how to mitigate risks.
The 2017 New Europe 100 is the fourth annual list of central and eastern Europe’s brightest and best citizens who are changing the region’s societies, politics or business environments and displaying fresh approaches to prevailing problems. The individuals from 14 countries were selected by Res Publica, the Warsaw-based journal; Google; the state-supported Visegrad Fund promoting integration within central Europe; and the Financial Times.
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.