Macroeconomic news

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January 2018

OTE: 227,545 clients changed gas providers

Totally 19,405 clients in the Czech Republic changed their gas providers in December 2017, up from 15,937 in December 2016.

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January 2018

PX up 16.9% in 2017

The PX index gained 16.99% in 2017 and the PX-TR index 23.58%, Prague Stock Exchange has informed.

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December 2017

CNB: Corporate loans’ rate down to 2.24%

The interest rate on new loans extended to non-financial companies in the Czech Republic dropped to 2.24% (excl. permitted current account overdrafts, revolving loans and credit cards) in November 2017.

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December 2017

CEEC: 78% of offices will be built in low-energy standard

Totally 78% of the newly planned office properties will be built in low-energy standard and 19% of the projects will comply with the terms for passive buildings.

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December 2017

Economists predict moderate growth of construction for 2018

Construction industry is not achieving the pre-crisis values in the long run and is seeking a new balance, Raiffeisenbank’s analyst František Táborský says in the CIANEWS poll.

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December 2017

ČSÚ: Confidence in economy increases

In December 2017, the overall confidence in national economy in the Czech Republic increased.

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December 2017

Analysts: Economic outlook remains positive

In December 2017, the main influence on the increased confidence in national economy came from entrepreneurs.

27
December 2017

Trusts to be registered by registration courts

Registration of trusts will start in January 2018. It will break the current anonymity of their founders and beneficiaries.

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December 2017

ČEZ: Electricity consumption increases by up to 25 % on Christmas Eve

During the afternoon and evening of Christmas Eve the electricity consumption of small customers increased by 15 to 25 % compared to comparable days.

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December 2017

CRIF: Number of firms grows 1,547 in November, number of entrepreneurs is 1,000 up

A total of 2,850 commercial companies were founded in the Czech Republic in November 2017.