Macroeconomic news

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April 2014

Government does not plan state guarantees for Temelín extension

Czech ministers of finance and industry and trade will prepare a comprehensive plan of the further development of the nuclear energy in the Czech Republic until December 31, 2014, according to the press department of the government.

9
April 2014

M. Singer: Czech economy is in stage of recovery

The Czech economy left the recession in 2013 and entered the recovery stage.

9
April 2014

Analysts: Economy to reach ČNB inflation target on turn of year

Consumer prices remained unchanged in March, fully in line with expectations.

9
April 2014

ČIA survey: Czech petroleum product market falls

A total of 8.57 million tonnes of petroleum products, some 3.3% down y/y, were supplied to the Czech market in 2013.

8
April 2014

ÚP ČR: Unemployment in CR down to 8.3% in March

The Employment Office (ÚP ČR) registered totally 608,315 job applicants as of March 31, 2014, down 17,075 on February 2014 and up 20,547 on March 2013.

8
April 2014

IMF: Czech Republic’s economy to add 1.9% in 2014

The Czech Republic’s GDP is projected to grow 1.9% in 2014, according to a prediction of the International Monetary Fund.

8
April 2014

Analysts: It is too early for any significant decrease in unemployment

Economic revival is beginning to show on the labour market.

7
April 2014

Analysts: Foreign trade surplus down

The balance of trade in the national concept saw a surplus of CZK 13.6bn in February, which was down by CZK 2.8bn on the year, according to preliminary results.

7
April 2014

Analysts: Industrial production pleasantly surprising

The February results of industrial production were slightly above the market consensus.

7
April 2014

Analysts: Construction sector results aided by weather

The development of the Czech Republic’s construction sector has been primarily affected by mild winter.

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