Macroeconomic news

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February 2017

MPO: EGAP insures exports worth CZK 758bn

The volume of all exporting loans, investments by Czech legal entities, and banking guarantees insured by the Export Guarantee and Insurance Company (EGAP) in last 23 years exceeded CZK 758bn.

15
February 2017

B. Sobotka: Government continues in preparation for technology innovations

The government of the Czech Republic approved on February 15, 2017 the document Alliance Society 4.0, which interconnects activities of particular ministries in the field of the future of labour, technology innovation, digitalisation, and education.

14
February 2017

ČSÚ: Sentiment in construction industry improves

Companies representing 33.4% of the construction production in the Czech Republic assessed their current economic situation as good in January 2017.

14
February 2017

ČSÚ: Economy grows by 2.3% in 2016

The GDP of the Czech Republic increased 2.3% in 2016. This stems from a preliminary estimation published by the Czech Statistical Office.

13
February 2017

EC: Czech economy to gain 2.6%; inflation to grow to 2.0%

The pace of economic growth of the Czech Republic is expected to increase to 2.6% in 2017 from the expected 2.4% in 2016.

13
February 2017

ČNB: Current account deficit amounted to CZK 22.1bn

In December 2016, the current account of the balance of payments ended with a deficit of CZK 22.1bn.

13
February 2017

Mr. Rusnok: CNB’s commitment will last at least until end of 1Q

The currency obligation of the Czech National Bank (CNB) will last at least until the end of 1Q 2017.

11
February 2017

Analysts: Inflation could accelerate all the way to 3 %

The y/y increase in inflation in January 2017 is the result of a low statistical base for fuel and food prices and the growth of core prices.

9
February 2017

EY: Firms’ ability to predict cyber-attacks has increased

Firms have improved their ability to predict cyber-attacks, but are having more problems recovering from the attacks.

9
February 2017

MoT ČR: Applicants have presented projects for EUR 988m

Applicants requesting support in the transport part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) have presented a total of 30 project totalling EUR 988m.

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