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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27th May 2019 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Governor Rusnok met AmCham companies, gave a clear thumb’s up to the country’s economic performance

On Friday, May 24, before a full house, Czech National Bank governor Jiří Rusnok gave a clear thumb’s up to the country’s economic performance, and discussed what could threaten the crown’s stability. 
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27th May 2019 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


ING Bank Czech Republic: Czech confidence fell in May amid higher business uncertainty

Economic confidence fell in May, close to a three-year low, mainly due to a decline in confidence in industry and services. Household confidence increased slightly, but also remains close to mid-2016 levels.
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27th May 2019 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


ING Bank Czech Republic: Czech mortgage limits unchanged, capital rate increased

The Czech National Bank published the main conclusions of the forthcoming Financial Stability Report planning to be published on 11 June. Income limits affecting housing loans affordability did not change, but the CNB increased the countercyclical capital buffer again to 2%.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic