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The tax-to-GDP ratio in the Slovak Republic increased by 0.5 percentage points, from 32.4% in 2016 to 32.9% in 2017. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2% over the same period.
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The digital revolution, globalisation and demographic changes are transforming labour markets at a time when policy makers are also struggling with slow productivity and wage growth and high levels of income inequality. The new OECD Jobs Strategy provides a comprehensive framework and policy recommendations to help countries address these challenges.
I am honoured to receive this GLOBSEC European Award. The Organisation I lead, the OECD, is part of Europe’s story, part of Europe’s history. Originally founded in 1947 as the secretariat of the Marshall Plan, the OECD has been there from the outset of post-war European reconstruction. And the OECD will continue to play its part in Europe’s future by drawing on what we do best: advancing better policies for better lives.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Štrbské Pleso, High Tatras, Republic of Slovakia, on 5-6 October 2018 to attend the GLOBSEC 2018 Tatra Summit.
These country profiles focus on countries' domestic legislation regarding key transfer pricing principles, including the arm's length principle, transfer pricing methods, comparability analysis, intangible property, intra-group services, cost contribution agreements, transfer pricing documentation, administrative approaches to avoiding and resolving disputes, safe harbours and other implementation measures.
Data on government support to agriculture in the OECD area and other major economies, measured by the Producer Support Estimate (PSE) and Consumer Support Estimate.
Improving resource efficiency is among the top priorities in today’s world, as governments, businesses and civil society are increasingly concerned about natural resource use, environmental impacts, material prices and supply security. Latest country study: Making the Slovak Republic a more source efficient economy.
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The Slovak Republic had the 12th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country had the 13th highest position in 2016. The average single worker in the Slovak Republic faced a tax wedge of 41.6% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
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Agricultural research fellowship award grants and international conferences sponsorships of the Co-operative Research Programme (CRP): Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems; advice for applicants for funding.