Economic recovery is picking up in the Slovak Republic, but regional disparities and high unemployment must be addressed to ensure balanced inclusive growth over the long-term, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic.
On 11th April 2013, H.E. Róbert Fico, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic, visited the OECD to address the OECD Council and to hold a Lunch Seminar on Slovakia’s reform agenda with the Secretary-General, Mr. Angel Gurría, and OECD experts.
Raising efficiency in tax collection (notably VAT) is urgently needed, plans to unify the collection of tax and social security contributions should be implemented swiftly and drawing on EU funds needs to become more efficient.
This document sets out when the Slovak Republic joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.