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18th May 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

IMF Regional Outlook: Europe continues to enjoy strong growth but recent indicators suggest that momentum is leveling-off

All European economies grew in 2017, and the outlook remains favorable in the short run, says the IMF’s latest regional report. But for growth to last beyond the current upswing, European countries will need to loosen structural constraints on growth, which range from barriers to investment to dwindling competitiveness.

18th May 2018 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

JLL's M.Atwell for Chinese and Korean investors target Prague actively

Investor demand remains very strong on the Czech market and it seems that the only thing that can limit further growth is the lack of available product in most market segments. Mike Atwell, Regional Director, Head of Capital Markets Czech Republic and Leader Director CEE Capital Markets at JLL shared his expectations for the Czech market.

18th May 2018 / Amcham advocacy news / Tax & Finance

Experts at tax policy discussed tax plans with the Ministry of Finance on 16 May

On May 16 Stanislav Kouba, a director of the Income Tax Department, Ministry of Finance discussed the Income Tax Act and future tax policy with Peter Chrenko, Partner at PwC and the American Chamber of Commerce members at AmCham roundtable. 



17th May 2018 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

Leadership in the Digital Age according to Jonas Prising, CEO ManpowerGroup

"Helping people upskill and adapt to a fastchanging world of work will be the defining challenge of our time. We need aggressive workforce development to address the widening gap between the Haves and the Have Nots. Now is the time for leaders to be responsive and responsible: we cannot slow the rate of technological advance or globalization, but we can invest in employees’ skills to increase the resilience of our people and organizations. Individuals also need to nurture their learnability," Jonas Prising said during a discussion with CEOs of major companies operating in the Czech Republic.

16th May 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

The Deloitte Millennial Survey 2018

Millennials’ confidence in business, loyalty to employers deteriorate. Respondents yearn for leaders whose decisions might benefit the world—and their careers

Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
  2. 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
  3. 3) Health Care as an export industry
  4. 4) Government as a competitive advantage

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