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 25.03.2019
eur EUR 25.760 CZK
usd USD 22.752 CZK
gbp GBP 30.078 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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February 2019: 2.7%

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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 commemorative coins, even though they were not called commemorative at the time, started to be issued in the 19th century to mark important events and anniversaries? In the Czech lands, such coins were issued by Emperor Franz Josef I.

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

22 Mar 2019

Global Economic Outlook

The March issue of Global Economic Outlook is out now. The Focus is devoted to estimating the current monetary and fiscal space in OECD countries in the context of the interest rate normalisation process.

19 Mar 2019

Mora sees longer Czech rate pause as global risks cloud outlook

CNB’s Deputy Governor Marek Mora said in interview for Bloomberg, he was advocating a more cautious approach to interest rates setting for now. He sees zero to one rate increase this year as the most likely scenario.

19 Mar 2019

čnBlog – Ten years since „Argentina on the Danube“

Blog article by Executive Director of CNB Financial Stability Department Jan Frait on the course of the global financial crisis and its impact on the Czech economy and its financial stability in 2007–2010.

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)

25 Mar 2019

CNB balance sheet

as of 20 March 2019

25 Mar 2019

International investment position of the Czech Republic

as of 31 December 2018
commentary, tables
Tables External debt

21 Mar 2019

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

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