The Finance Ministry of the Czech Republic increased its economic growth prediction for 2018 to 3.6% and for 2019 to 3.3%.
Czech export expects a slight increase of performance in 2Q 2018 compared to the beginning of the year 2018, which was the weakest since 2013.
The financing of entrepreneurial projects is not endangered, although the European Commission has decided to suspend certification of the Operational Programme Enterprise and Innovations for Competitiveness for the Czech Republic.
The decline in exports and imports dynamics is in line with the weaker industrial production figures and suggests that the Czech economy is facing its limits, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia’s economist Jiří Pour commented on data from the Czech Statistical Office.
The energy renovation programs for schools, cultural and sports centers and other public buildings will get CZK 2.2bn from Operating Program Environment.
Industry’s growth lagged behind expectations in February 2018, but a slowdown could have been expected, ČSOB’s analyst Petr Dufek commented on data from the Czech Statistical Office.
The government led by PM Andrej Babiš (ANO) will discuss on April 11, 2011 a draft law amending the Trademark Act.
In 2017 the state issued decisions about allocation of investment incentives for 74 investment projects.
The results of the latest PMI survey by IHS Markit indicate rapid expansion of Czech production sector.
Profits from foreign investments in the Czech Republic exceeded CZK 421bn in 2017. This stems from data provided by the Czech Statistical Office.