Macroeconomic news

13
May 2015

Senate hands over energy act to President Zeman for signature

The Senate decided in its session on May 13 not to discuss the amendment to the conditions of doing business and performance of state administration in energy sector.

13
May 2015

The government has approved the objective of a bill on waste

The government of Bohuslav Sobotka (ČSSD) has approved a draft bill on waste.

13
May 2015

J. Mládek will negotiate about cooperation in aviation and energy in the USA

Minister of industry and trade Jan Mládek (ČSSD) has departed on a business trip to the USA.

12
May 2015

The Czech and the Slovak government negotiated in Valtice

The governments of the Czech Republic and of the Slovak Republic met at the Valtice castle in Southern Moravia on Tuesday May 12.

12
May 2015

ÚP ČR: Unemployment rate down to 6.7%

Labour Office of the Czech Republic (ÚP ČR) registered totally 491,585 job applicants as of April 30, 2015, down 33,730 on March 2015 and 83,323 on April 2014.

11
May 2015

B. Sobotka: Foreign companies seek the options for investment in CR

Foreign companies have been seeking new employees as well as options for investing in the Czech Republic in the recent months.

11
May 2015

The European Commission has approved the Czech operational programme Transport

On May 11, 2015, the European Commission approved the Czech operational programme Transport for the period of 2014–2020. Out of the total budget of EUR 5.4bn, EUR 4.7bn will be provided from the Cohesion Fund and the European Regional Development Fund.

11
May 2015

ČNB: Inflation will increase in the course of the year 2016 towards the 2% target

Gross domestic product (GDP) will increase by 2.6 % in the Czech Republic in the year 2015.

10
May 2015

Fitch confirms CR’s A+ credit rating

On Friday May 8, 2015, rating agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Czech Republic’s Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at A+ and AA-, respectively.

10
May 2015

Analysts: Industry to grow 4% in 2015

Industry’s growth brings new job positions and the sector continues to drive the improving situation on the labour market, ČSOB’s analyst Petr Dufek has commented on the data from the Czech Statistical Office.

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