Macroeconomic news

24
August 2016

CEEC: Investments into building work totalled CZK 73.6bn

Public investors in the Czech Republic opened totally 2,010 tenders in the aggregate value of CZK 73.6bn in 7M 2016.

24
August 2016

MPO: Biogas generates 2,614 GWh of total electricity production

Biogas showed a share of 2,614 GWh of the gross production of electricity in the Czech Republic in 2015.

24
August 2016

AMSP: Exports to Germany increase by 50% in five years

Czech exports to Germany increased by over 50% in years 2010-2015. The exports increased by 8.6% in 2015 and this was more than the average rate of exports (7.5%).

24
August 2016

MDČR: Realization of priority projects will begin in 2017

More than 100 kilometres of new motorway section will not have to pass a complete environmental impact assessment process again.

23
August 2016

EC approves subsidies for hydro energy and biogas in CR

European Commission has approved two programmes aimed to support the production of electricity from hydro energy and production of heat from biogas in the Czech Republic.

23
August 2016

CzechInvest presents regulatory plan for industrial zones

CzechInvest, together with the Association for Foreign Investments (AFI), has prepared the proposal to utilise so-called regulatory plan also for government-subsidised industrial zones.

23
August 2016

Moravia-Silesia: TransportMin jeopardises drawing of CZK 18bn for new trains

Moravia-Silesia Region governor Miroslav Novák (ČSSD) wants to appeal on regional governors in the Association of Regions to declare their position regarding the Transportation 2 Operational Programme (OPD 2) and subsequently turn to the Czech government.

22
August 2016

ERO has set up new parameters for hydroelectric power plants

The Energy Regulation Office (ERO) has set up new technical and economic parameters for small hydroelectric power plants in a decree.

22
August 2016

B. Sobotka: Investments totalling CZK 130bn brought 30,000 jobs

Bringing foreign investors into the Czech Republic, where they will create job positions and benefit the economy’s competitiveness, is an important part of economic diplomacy, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (ČSSD) said at the meeting of heads of Czech Republic’s foreign embassies on August 22, 2016.

18
August 2016

EY: Some 90% of firms face competition using digital technologies

A total of 90% of non-technology companies are facing a growing competition from firms using digital technologies.

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