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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4th March 2019 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


ING Bank Czech Republic: Czech GDP figure better than expected in 4Q18, though sending mixed signals

Czech economic growth was stronger than expected in 4Q18, mainly due to stronger exports and helped by government consumption. On the other hand, household consumption disappointed, which brings some uncertainty to the outlook. We expect GDP growth to decelerate to close to 2.5% this year, after 3% growth in 2018.
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4th March 2019 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


2019 European Semester: Czechia: Continued economic growth offers a valuable opportunity to intensify structural reforms

The newest European Semester country report issued by the European Commission assesses Czech progress on structural reforms and outlines macroeconomic prevention and correction measures taken by the Czech government in the past years.
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6th February 2019 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Czech construction activity strong in 2018

The construction industry had a successful year in 2018, growing by more than 8%, and according to the number of new building orders, the growth is not over yet.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic