Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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14th October 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


World Economic Forum Competitiveness Report 2019: Czechia slipped down three places

Czechia ranked 32nd (down three places year-on-year) in the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum.
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14th February 2020 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Czech Republic sees weaker growth and higher inflation

The Czech economy slowed down more than expected in 4Q19 but inflation surpassed market estimates mainly due to stronger than expected food prices
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10th February 2020 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


CNB unexpectedly increases rates

The Czech National Bank unexpectedly raised interest rates at today's meeting by 25bp to 2.25%, with four of the seven board members voting for the hike. We expect the key rate to remain unchanged now before a cut at the turn of the year.   
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic