Macroeconomic news

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September 2014

Singer: Economy better off now than in 2013

The Czech economy is currently significantly better off than a year ago.

10
September 2014

Chamber of Deputies OKs service act, tobacco price hike and green diesel

On its session on September 10, 2014, the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic approved the new service act that stipulates the rules for the activity and appointment of government officials.

9
September 2014

SP ČR: French are interested in investments in CR

French entrepreneurs are interested in investing in the Czech Republic.

9
September 2014

J. Mládek: Interrupted gas supplies from Ukraine could be solved

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MPO) has processed in recent weeks the stress tests for short- and long-term suspension of gas supplies through Ukraine.

8
September 2014

ČSÚ: Foreign trade balance with a surplus in July

Foreign trade balance in national classification in current prices ended with a surplus of CZK 11.5bn in July 2014, up CZK 6.6bn y/y, according to preliminary data.

8
September 2014

ČSÚ: Industrial production up 8.6% y/y

Industrial production in the Czech Republic grew by 8.6% y/y in real terms in July 2014.

8
September 2014

Analysts comment on August industry output figures

The Czech Republic’s industrial output benefits from the inflow of orders generated by the economic recovery and favourable prospects from 2013 and the beginning of 2014.

8
September 2014

Experts evaluate construction output in July

The construction output in the Czech Republic will grow very slowly since the market situation and excess of capacities prevent any faster growth.

8
September 2014

LabourMin: Unemployment rate reached 7.4% in August

Labour Office registered totally 535,225 job applicants as of August 31, 2014. According to the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the total no. is 6,139 lower than in July and 16,506 lower than in August 2013.

7
September 2014

Gov’t to deliberate 2015 state budget draft

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 the government will deliberate the draft of the 2015 state budget.

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