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.

Spotlight issue

13th May 2020 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Very high bar for renewal of FX floor

The Czech koruna weakened materially yesterday after CNB comments that it’s contemplated FX floor as one possible easing measure, should it be necessary. Here we answer some of the key questions surrounding such a move. The bottom line is that we see CZK reaction/fall as exaggerated, as the bar for FX floor renewal is very high
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13th May 2020 / Economic policy / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


Inflation continues subsiding mainly due to oil prices

In April, inflation decelerated further. Once again, the prices of fuel were lower, in particular. Prices of food were up. The decline of inflation will probably continue.
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6th May 2020 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


Updated 2020 Workforce Report

Our 2020 Workforce Report covers general data on the size, age, participation levels, education, and general employment data of the Czech workforce. This updated edition brings general data on regional workforce and 2019 wage trends at the national level. More detailed reports on regional workforce and wages will follow.
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