Sunday, 15 January 2017
Finance | Reuters

The Czech president will appoint two economists to the central bank's board from February, picks who could make the bank more receptive to the idea of joining the euro but are unlikely to change its monetary policy stance.

Business | RTT News

Czech consumer price inflation accelerated for a third straight month in December to its highest level since late 2012, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Tuesday.

Business | Real Estate | Radio Prague

Czechs borrowed a record amount in mortgage loans last year, iHned.cz reported on Tuesday. The news website said market leader Hypoteční banka had estimated the total volume of such borrowings for 2016 at CZK 225 billion – an increase of 22% on the previous year.

Business | CIA News

Carmaker ŠKODA AUTO sold 1 127 700 cars globally in 2016, up 6.8% y/y. Deliveries in December alone totalled 91,500, up 5.7% y/y.

Business | CIA News

The company PSJ has contractually secured a turnover exceeding CZK 3.5bn for the year 2017, ČIANEWS was told by CEO and member of the board of directors Petr Vondruška.

Business | CIA News

A total of 178,600 m2 of warehouses in 12 industrial parks in the Czech Republic were completed in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Business | Radio Prague

The world's biggest showcase for consumer technology firms, tech heads, and those wanting to get a glimpse of the latest innovations, has just closed its doors. It has been a showcase for the first time for some Czech start-ups.

Business | EconoTimes

The Czech employment rate rose by 2 percentage point year-on-year to 72.8% in November on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Czech Statistical Office. The male employment rate came in at 79.9%, whereas the female employment rate came in at 65.5%, both seasonally adjusted.

Finance | ČTK

The Czech Interior Ministry wants to raise the salaries of security corps members by 10 percent as from July 1, abolish the 150 mandatory overtime hours annually and introduce a special bonus for new members, minister Milan Chovanec informed the government on Monday.

Business | CIA News

Czech software firm Solitea Business Solutions (SBS) will deliver and secure the operation of a new customs declaration information system for the Finnish customs administration.

Business | CIA News

The Labour Office of the Czech Republic registered 381,373 job applicants as of December 31, 2016, up 18,618 m/m and down 71,745 y/y.

Finance | CIA News

Government institutions' debt dropped 1.92 p.p. to 38.73% of GDP as of the end of Q3 2016. The sector's budget ended with a surplus totaling 2.16% of GDP in Q3 2016 alone.

Business | Radio Prague

A successful French start-up called Dayuse, which sells hotel rooms with cut-price rates by the hour, is set to be launched in the Czech Republic in January, the daily Hospodářské noviny wrote on Friday.

Business | Radio Prague

The minister of finance, ANO chief Andrej Babiš, may have started transforming the ownership structure of his business empire, HlídacíPes.org reported on Saturday.

Business | Jobsin.cz

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