Macroeconomic news

August 2018

Analysts: Inflation to drop to 2%, grow in early 2019

Inflation will slow down towards 2% in fall 2018, but will probably not drop substantially below this level, Komerční Banka’s economist Viktor Zeisel has commented on data from the Czech Statistical Office.

August 2018

Govt comments on resources for renewables for 2019

The Ministry of Industry and Trade submitted to the Government a draft Government Order on the establishment of state budget funds in accordance with the Act on Supported Energy Sources (POZE) for 2019.

August 2018

Number of economic entities in Czechia grows to 2,868,384

A total of 2,868,384 economic entities were registered in the Czech Republic as of June 30, 2018.

August 2018

EnvironMin to divide CZK 1.3bn for waste recycling

The Ministry of Environment, in cooperation with the State Environment Fund, has opened two new subsidy calls from the Environment Operational Programme.

August 2018

CzechInvest: 222 M&A transactions in CR in 1H

In 1H 2018 222 merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions were announced in the Czech Republic.

August 2018

Fitch Upgrades Czech Republic to \'AA-\'

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Czech Republic's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'AA-'from 'A+'.

August 2018

CNB: Public finance surplus to grow to CZK 84.8bn

The public sector’s balance sheet will total CZK 84.8bn.

August 2018

Four CzechTrade foreign offices have new heads

CzechTrade agency's foreign offices in Colombia, Australia, Israel and Italy have welcomed their new heads.

August 2018

OTE: Gas supplier changed by 16,323 clients in July

In July 2018, 16,323 clients in the Czech Republic changed their gas supplier.

July 2018

MF expects GDP to grow 3.1% in 2019

The Czech Ministry of Finance (MF) counts in GDP to grow 3.2% in 2018 and 3.1% in 2019.