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 18.02.2019
eur EUR 25.715 CZK
usd USD 22.703 CZK
gbp GBP 29.348 CZK

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Key rates

2W Repo Rate: 1.75%
Discount Rate: 0.75%
Lombard Rate: 2.75%
Reserve Requirement: 2.00%

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January  2019: 2.5%

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CNB current forecast

Annual consumer price inflation:
2020, Q1 2.0%
2020, Q2 1.9%

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Did you know...

that the CZK 1,000 note is the most common banknote in circulation? At the end of 2017, 31.4% of all banknotes were CZK 1,000 notes.

CNB issues Inflation Report I/2019

CNB issues Inflation Report I/2019

At its meeting on 14 February 2019, the Bank Board of the Czech National Bank approved this year’s first Inflation Report. The Report is one of the core elements of the central bank’s communication with the public in the inflation-targeting regime.
CNB: Always demand pre-contract information when exchanging money

CNB: Always demand pre-contract information when exchanging money

In this video, we remind not only foreign visitors of the rules for safe exchange of money.
Czech Money app

Czech Money app

Download the mobile device app on Czech banknotes and coins

15 Feb 2019

Minutes of the Bank Board Meeting

7 February 2019

13 Feb 2019

The CNB comments on inflation figures

January 2019

27 Aug 2018

ESMA to renew prohibition on binary options for a further three months

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has agreed to renew the prohibition of the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options to retail clients, in effect since 2 July, from 2 October 2018 for a further three-month period. ESMA has also agreed on the exclusion of a limited number of products from the scope of the measure. (pdf, 149 kB)

13 Feb 2019

CNB balance sheet

as of 10 February 2019

13 Feb 2019

Basic items of the balance of payments

December 2018
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Coming soon

21 Feb 2019 Bank Board meeting

25 Feb 2019 CNB balance sheet

28 Feb 2019 Bank Board meeting

28 Feb 2019 Banking statistics

28 Feb 2019 Harmonized monetary survey