Macroeconomic news

24
September 2018

Confidence in economy up 0.5 points in September

The overall indicator of confidence in economy, expressed through a basis index, grew 0.5 points month-on-month to 99.6 in September 2018.

24
September 2018

Analysts: State of Czech economy is stable

Industrial companies are still facing a lack of labour and are hitting capacity limits.

20
September 2018

Raiffeisenbank and EIF to support Czech innovations

In collaboration with the European Investment Fund (EIF), Raiffeisenbank newly offers preferential funding of innovative projects for small and medium-sized enterprises.

19
September 2018

Government approves draft state budget for 2019

The government led by PM Andrej Babiš (ANO) approved at its meeting on September 19, 2018 the draft Act on the 2019 State Budget.

18
September 2018

ERÚ publishes draft pricing decision

The Energy Regulatory Office of the Czech Republic (ERÚ) has published the draft pricing decision determining the price of activities of mandatory purchasers and prices related with guarantees for the origin of power.

17
September 2018

Export prices up 1.8%, import prices 2.5% higher

Export prices grew 0.4% month on month and import prices were 0.6% higher in July 2018.

17
September 2018

Analysts: Industry prices to grow over rest of year

Higher costs of employees in combination with growing prices of input materials and products continue to form inflation pressures in the economy, Komerční banka’s economist Monika Junicke has commented on the data from the Czech Statistical Office.

12
September 2018

Czech Rep/Austria to agree on motorway interconnection

Czech Minister of Transport Dan Ťok (representing ANO) has met Austrian minister Norbert Hofer to discuss the completion of the South Bohemian motorway D3 and its interconnection with Austrian S10 and the bypass of Mikulov at the D52 and the connection with the motorway A5.

11
September 2018

CEVRO: Internet expansion can stimulate GDP by 1.38 p.p.

Every billion of korunas invested into telecommunications networks in CR will create 359 jobs. Broadband Internet network expansion by 10% can stimulate real GDP growth by up to 1.38 p.p.

11
September 2018

914 trust funds in CR

There are totally 914 trust funds registered in CR. More than 300 trust funds have newly been registered since the beginning of July 2018.