Global growth is forecast at 3.0 percent for 2019, its lowest level since 2008–09 and a 0.3 percentage point downgrade from the April 2019 World Economic Outlook, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Making growth more inclusive, which is essential for securing better economic prospects for all, should remain an overarching goal, the IMF advise.
Czechia ranked 32nd (down three places year-on-year) in the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum.
An international expert conference organised by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture was held on October 3-4, 2019 in Prague at the Congress Centre of the Czech National Bank.
You are cordially invited to the panel Freedom, Technology, and Social Good organized by the Vodafone Foundation within the Forum 2000 Conference. Monday 14 October 2019, 18.00 at WeWork, Národní 14, Prague 1.
New Pharmaceuticals Act marks another step towards the digitization of healthcare in the Czech Republic
Will the introduction of a shared medication record help make the practice of drug prescriptions safer and more transparent?
Increasing digitization continues to be a trend in the healthcare sector.
Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy
- 1) Transition to High-Tech Manufacturing
- 2) The City Campus as Idea Factory
- 3) Government Programs That Drive Innovation
- 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.