Ahead of the European elections, and in light of the difficult state of play in transatlantic trade talks, the U.S. Chamber carried out trip to Europe. Key takeaways as follows:
The annual publication provides details of taxes paid on wages in OECD countries. It covers personal income taxes and social security contributions paid by employees, social security contributions and payroll taxes paid by employers, and cash benefits received by in-work families. It illustrates how these taxes and benefits are calculated in each member country and examines how they impact household incomes.
DHL released the fifth edition of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI) – a detailed analysis of globalization, measured by international flows of trade, capital, information and people. The new GCI report represents the first comprehensive assessment of developments in globalization across 169 countries and territories since the Brexit referendum in the United Kingdom and the 2016 presidential election in the United States.
Data is an essential for the Brno’s development and it is a condition for both more and less important decisions being taken based on knowledge, not impressions and unrealistic wishes. And if the Brno City State Report brings you to the city’s data portal – data.brno.cz, one of the report’s objectives will be met. Apart from complete statistics, charts, data interpretation and source links you can also find useful applications from various areas of the city life there.
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.