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 25.05.2018
eur EUR 25.765 CZK
usd USD 22.070 CZK
gbp GBP 29.438 CZK

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Key rates

2W Repo Rate: 0.75%
Discount Rate: 0.05%
Lombard Rate: 1.50%
Reserve Requirement: 2.00%

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April 2018: 1.9%

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CNB current forecast

Annual consumer price inflation:
2019, Q2 1.7%
2019, Q3 1.8%

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that banknote paper can be recognised not only by touch, but also under UV light? While optically whitened commercial paper “shines” under a UV lamp, banknote paper remains dark.

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

25 May 2018

Global Economic Outlook

May 2018

24 May 2018

To Be or Not to Be in the Eurozone? An Answer from Prague

Speech by Vice-Governor Mojmír Hampl at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford

24 May 2018

CNB working paper No. 1/2018: Non-base Wage Components as a Source of Wage Adaptability to Shocks: Evidence from European Firms, 2010–2013

Jan Babecký, Clémence Berson, Ludmila Fadejeva, Ana Lamo, Petra Marotzke, Fernando Martins, Pawel Strzelecki

23 May 2018

Weighing up higher seigniorage

Article by Vice-Governor Mojmír Hampl for Global Public Investor 2018 (pdf, 143 kB)

27 Mar 2018

ESMA agrees to prohibit binary options and restrict CFDs to protect retail investors

24 May 2018

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

14th tranche of the 95th issue – results
16th tranche of the 94th issue – results
15th tranche of the 52nd issue – results

23 May 2018

CNB balance sheet

as of 20 May 2018

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