May 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;May2008, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p6
Country Report
This section offers news briefs related to the political and economic risks in Czech Republic. The Czech Minister of Finance Miroslav Kalousek is proposing a tax reform which will unify tax and social insurance into one payment. The country's real gross domestic product (GDP) growth increased by 6.6% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2007. The global scale Financial Strength Rating of Czeck insurer Ceska Pojistovna was upgraded by Moody's.


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