The Confederation of Industry (SP ČR) supports the MP amendment to the act on the acceleration of the construction of transport, water and energy infrastructure and electronic communication infrastructure.
Industrial production grew 5.7% y/y in 2017. Production adjusted for the no. of working days grew 6.2%.
Representatives of entrepreneurs, incl. the Czech Chamber of Commerce, failed to agree during the meeting with resigned Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) and resigned Minister of Transport Dan Ťok (ANO), held on February 6, 2018, on the cancelation of the road toll tender.
International trade between the Czech Republic and Germany reached the record total of CZK 2.35 trillion in 2017, up 6.3% y/y.
Inflation will stay above the 2% target in 2018 and will return to it at the beginning of the monetary policy’ horizon, the Czech National Bank (CNB) says in its Inflation Report.
According to a prediction published by the Czech National Bank (ČNB), the koruna will appreciate further against the euro in 2018.
Exports from the Czech Republic exceeded CZK 4tn for the first time in history in 2017.
Czech economy’s performance in 2018 and 2019 will be driven primarily by domestic demand and investment activity of companies and government institution, the Ministry of Finance has informed.
Czech financial sector maintains high resistance against negative shocks, but the resistance is not growing.
Heating plant operators invested more than CZK 20bn into the reduction of pollutant emissions since 2013.