Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth

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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9th October 2017 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


AmCham CZ 2017 Prosperity Index: Doing well, and positioned to do better in the future

The Prosperity Index is a tool for measuring prosperity and identifying areas of public policy which could increase prosperity. Indicators show that the country has made steady progress in increasing its current prosperity, is strongly positioned for future prosperity, and is at the head of the EU in spreading prosperity across the population. The attachment contains the indicators, and some conclusions about what areas the next government should address.
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5th December 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


ING Bank Czech Republic: Czech wage growth remains strong

Nominal wages grew by 8.5% year-on-year in the third-quarter. Wage growth slightly exceeded the consensus and the central bank estimates of 8.2%, mainly due to higher wage growth in non-market sectors.
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5th December 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


ING Bank Czech Republic: Czech GDP growth revised higher

GDP growth figures for 3Q18 were revised slightly higher to 2.4% year-on-year and 0.6% quarter-on-quarter. Stronger investment and household consumption contributed positively to the result while inventories and net exports were drags on growth.
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9th November 2018 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Czech inflation slows down to 2.2% due to food prices

Inflation further slowed down to 2.2% in October after 2.3% in September and ended below the market and the central bank forecast. But we don't think this is a game changer for the central bank
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