Macroeconomic news

22
June 2016

EY: 40% of Czech firms plan mergers or acquisitions next year

Totally 40% of Czech firms plan mergers and/or acquisitions in the next 12 months, the survey by EY has revealed.

22
June 2016

Government approves growth in wages paid in public segment

The government of the Czech Republic said at a meeting on June 22 that the ministry of finance will continue in the preparation of the state budget for the year 2017 with a deficit of CZK 60bn.

22
June 2016

HKČR: It is a mistake to not pay state debt during economic boom

The Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic has introduced a draft state budget for the year 2017.

21
June 2016

ČSÚ: Economic growth slowed down in Q1 2016

Czech economy continued to grow in Q1 2016, even though the growth was not as strong as in 2015.

21
June 2016

MPO spends CZK 6.98bn on innovation and development projects

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic (MPO) spent CZK 6.98bn on projects related with research, development and innovations in 2015.

20
June 2016

TA ČR negotiates collaboration in research in Japan

Support of international collaboration in applied research is the objective of a memorandum signed by the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA ČR) and Japan’s agency NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization).

16
June 2016

V. Tomšík: Economy is creating conditions for higher loans

The current macroeconomic environment in the Czech Republic is creating prerequisites for rapid growth of loans, Czech National Bank’s governor Vladimír Tomšík has stated.

16
June 2016

ERÚ supports investments into PST transformers

The Energy Regulatory Office (ERÚ) has supported grid operator ČEPS’ investments into important, security components, so-called Phase Shifting Transformers (PST).

15
June 2016

Govt approves amendment to EIA act

On June 15, 2016, the government of the Czech Republic approved an amendment to the EIA act releasing the implementation of important highway structures.

15
June 2016

B. Sobotka: No reason to terminate the coalition treaty

The Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) is ready to continue with the coalition cooperation and there is no reason to terminate the coalition treaty, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (ČSSD) has commented on ANO movement’s disagreement with the police reorganisation.

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