Česká národní banka


The CNB is the central bank of the Czech Republic
and the supervisor of the Czech financial market.

As an independent institution, the Czech National Bank maintains price stability, supervises the financial system and supports its balanced development, and ensures smooth circulation of money and smooth payments.


Declared FX rates

Cur. Unit 30.03.2017
eur EUR 27.020 CZK
usd USD 25.159 CZK
gbp GBP 31.346 CZK

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Key rates

2W Repo Rate: 0.05%
Discount Rate: 0.05%
Lombard Rate: 0.25%
Reserve Requirement: 2.00%

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February 2017: 2.5%

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CNB current forecast

Annual consumer price inflation:
2018, Q1 2.5%
2018, Q2 2.3%

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Did you know...

that the first 10-koruna commemorative coin was issued in 1928 to mark the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic? It was followed by a 20-koruna commemorative coin to mark the death of T. G. Masaryk in 1937. Regular issuance of commemorative coins started in the mid-1960s.

CNB keeps interest rates unchanged, confirms exchange rate commitment

CNB keeps interest rates unchanged, confirms exchange rate commitment

The Bank Board decided to keep interest rates unchanged and confirmed the CNB’s commitment to intervene if needed to weaken the koruna exchange rate.
Currency Exchange - Ten Golden Rules

Currency Exchange - Ten Golden Rules

Things to know before exchanging money in the Czech Republic.
Czech Money app

Czech Money app

Download the mobile device app on Czech banknotes and coins

The weakening of the koruna

KorunaIn November 2013, the Czech National Bank decided to use the koruna exchange rate as an additional instrument for easing the monetary conditions. Since then, the Bank Board has repeatedly confirmed the validity of this exchange rate commitment. At its most recent meeting on 30 March 2017, the Bank Board stated that sustainable fulfilment of the 2% inflation target at the monetary policy horizon was a condition for a return to the conventional monetary policy regime.

24 Mar 2017

Global Economic Outlook

March 2017

24 Mar 2017

CNB leaves countercyclical capital buffer rate at 0.5%

The CNB Bank Board has decided to leave the countercyclical capital buffer rate for exposures located in the Czech Republic at 0.5%.

28 Mar 2017

Announcement of the Czech National Bank: The auction of the Government bonds of the Czech Republic

10th tranche of the 94th issue – announcement
6th tranche of the 101st issue – announcement