Economic policy

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

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17th July 2020 / Economic policy / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


AmCham CZ: Return to Bohemia and Moravia

Covid has had and likely will have a devastating short-term impact on the Czech tourism industry. The tourist sector depends on foreign guests for a large share of its income. This is particularly true of Prague. The domestic tourism market should revive this summer, although decreased family incomes– or fears of decreased incomes– may result in less spending and shorter stays through the winter ski season.
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20th October 2020 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


Government Measures Supporting Employment or Individual Economic Revenue

The list of Government measures supporting employment or individual economic revenue. Last update October 22, 2020.
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20th October 2020 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Other Government Measures Supporting Economy

The list of Government measures supporting Economy. Last update October 22, 2020.
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14th October 2020 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Inflation decelerated mainly due to food prices

In September, Czech consumer prices declined below the market expectation as well as below the CNB forecast. Apart from seasonal changes, this was mainly caused by lower prices of food. For the coming months, we expect inflation to continue subsiding. The CNB will wait and see while the financial market speculates on rate cuts.
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