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Czech lawmakers pass higher tobacco taxes

Bloomberg |
7 February 2011

Czech lawmakers approved a government proposal to raise taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products as of January 2012 to boost state budget revenue, the lower house of parliament said Friday on its website.

CME's TV Nova plans to add channels in ČR, Lidové Noviny says

Bloomberg |
3 February 2011

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd.'s TV Nova plans to add new channels in the Czech Republic, Lidové Noviny reported, citing Nova's Chief Executive Officer Jan Andrusko.

Czechs call for quarantine as missing CO2 permits are found

Bloomberg |
3 February 2011

The Czech Republic said it tracked down stolen carbon permits and called on the European Union to help stop contamination of the market when a halt imposed two weeks ago is lifted.

Czech stocks fall on Egypt turmoil, led by CME, Komerční Banka

Bloomberg |
1 February 2011

The Czech Republic's benchmark stock index dropped for a second day, led lower by broadcaster Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. and Komerční Banka AS as unrest in Egypt drove investors from riskier assets.

Tax changes may drive up inflation in 2012, Komerční says

Bloomberg |
28 January 2011

The government's plan to finance an overhaul of the pension system by raising value-added tax on food would drive up the inflation rate next year by boosting consumer prices, Komerční Banka AS said.

EU green-energy plans cut competitiveness, Czech minister says

Bloomberg |
26 January 2011

The European Union should review its requirements for member states to boost production of renewable energy as they undermine the region’s competitiveness, Czech Industry and Trade Minister Martin Kocourek said.

Czech carbon registry says it won't resume full operations on 26 Jan.

Bloomberg |
26 January 2011

The Czech emissions registry said it won't resume full operations on 26 January, when the European Union may begin to lift the suspension imposed last week after a series of computer-hacking attacks.

Gas consumption rises 10% in 2010 on industrial output

Bloomberg |
21 January 2011

Total gas consumption in the Czech Republic rose 10% in 2010 from a year earlier, boosted by higher industrial output and lower temperatures during the year, the country's gas union said.

Hyundai, Kia swap models between Czech, Slovak factories

Bloomberg |
21 January 2011

Hyundai Motors will shuffle production of two models between its Czech factory and a plant operated in neighboring Slovakia by the carmaker’s affiliate, Kia Motors Corp.

Budvar beer exports up to record high in 2010

Bloomberg |
20 January 2011

State-owned Czech brewery Budvar, which has been fighting a long legal battle over the Budweiser brand, said Wednesday its 2010 exports rose by 4.3% to reach a record high.

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