Macroeconomic news

13
September 2017

Government will discuss change of law supporting DELTA research

The government led by PM Bohuslav Sobotka (ČSSD) will meet on September 18, 2017 to discuss a government regulation on some conditions for the joint organisation of markets in the segment of sugar.

13
September 2017

Analysts: Current account deficit caused by dividend outflow

The trade balance surplus was not strong enough in July 2017 to offset the outflow of dividends to abroad.

12
September 2017

ČSÚ: Sentiment in industry up

Firms representing 32.4% of industrial production in the Czech Republic described their current economic situation as good in August 2017.

12
September 2017

Prague to invest more than half a billion korunas in pavements and carriageways

Prague municipal council discussed allocation of financial means reaching more than half a billion korunas on September 12, 2017, for 191 projects of repair and reconstruction of carriageways and pavements.

12
September 2017

M. Zeman met with German president F. W. Steinmeier

The difference between the number of Czech companies operating in Germany and vice versa may, according to president Miloš Zeman, even out in the course of the next 20 to 30 years.

11
September 2017

Govt approves CZK 26bn for supported renewables

Czech government approved on September 11, 2017, the proposal to set state budget funding for supported energy resources for 2018 at CZK 26.185bn.

8
September 2017

Analysts: Space for reducing unemployment is limited

The space for further reducing unemployment is limited. This is why companies will increasingly encounter capacity restrictions and in their effort to increase production they will have to opt for investments into the modernization of production.

7
September 2017

SPS: Roughly CZK 50bn allocated for transport infrastructure

The draft state budget for the year 2018 allocates roughly CZK 50bn for the transport infrastructure in the Czech Republic.

6
September 2017

J. Havlíček: Withdrawal from OPPIK will reach CZK 7bn

A total of CZK 7bn will be withdrawn from the operational programme Business and Innovations for Competitiveness (OPPIK) by the end of September 2017.

31
August 2017

Government will process draft in information duty

The Office of the Government of the Czech Republic has received for procession a draft regulation on information duty of some entities authorised to provide payment services or issue electronic money.

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