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 27.03.2017
eur EUR 27.020 CZK
usd USD 24.813 CZK
gbp GBP 31.273 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 in 1829 and 1830 Fryderyk Chopin lived where the CNB’s Prague headquarters now stands? This is commemorated by a plaque on the central bank’s building.

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

Koruna In 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 2 February 2017, the Bank Board stated again that the CNB would not discontinue the use of the exchange rate as a monetary policy instrument before 2017 Q2. The Bank Board considers it likely that the commitment will be discontinued in mid-2017.


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%.

23 Mar 2017

CNB balance sheet

as of 20 March 2017

23 Mar 2017

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

9th tranche of the 95th issue – results
5th tranche of the 101st issue – results