Macroeconomic news

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February 2016

MoE will help companies reduce emissions of odorous substances

Ministry of Environment (MoE) will contribute to the acquisition of technologies to reduce emissions of heavy metals and emissions of odorous substances.

2
February 2016

CR has improved its position in the index of economic freedom

The Czech Republic took the 21st place among 178 countries in the worldwide index of economic freedom drawn up by the Heritage Foundation and a list of The Wall Street Journal.

1
February 2016

ERO published decree on granting licenses for energy

Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) published a decree on the details of granting licenses for business in energy industries in 2016.

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January 2016

Tripartite coalition recommends conceptual end to coal extraction

The presidency of the Council for Economic and Social Agreement (Tripartite coalition) of the Moravia-Silesia Region has approved materials that map the current opportunities for dealing with the issue of company OKD.

31
January 2016

B. Sobotka: Exchange between CR and euro area totals CZK 4 trillion

The Czech Republic is preparing a study considering strategic accession to the banking union ahead of accession to the euro area.

31
January 2016

AliES and CZEPHO: There is no reason to not pay out support

The Alliance for Energy Self-Sufficiency (AliES) and the Czech Photovoltaic Industry Association (CZEPHO) oppose the fact that support for renewable energy sources announced at the end of 2015 is not valid.

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January 2016

A. Vitásková refused to approve new tariff structure without changes

The chairwoman of the Energy Regulatory Office (ERÚ), Alena Vitásková, refused to approve the implementation of the new tariff structure without changes in the format that is now subject to the consultation process.

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January 2016

ČBA: Economy to grow 2.5 pct in 2016

The Czech economy is expected to grow at a sustainable pace of around 2.5 pct in 2016, according to a macroeconomic forecast by the Czech Bank Association.

27
January 2016

ERÚ: Support for RER cannot be revised as existing, according to EC

The support for renewable energy resources (RER) approved in late 2015 cannot be reviewed as existing support, even partially, the European Commission argues.

26
January 2016

B. Sobotka: EC’s EIA request may delay 64 projects

There are totally 64 transport infrastructure projects in the Czech Republic for which the European Commission requests new environmental impact assessment (EIA).

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