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 19.10.2018
eur EUR 25.865 CZK
usd USD 22.552 CZK
gbp GBP 29.387 CZK

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Key rates

2W Repo Rate: 1.50%
Discount Rate: 0.50%
Lombard Rate: 2.50%
Reserve Requirement: 2.00%

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September 2018: 2.3%

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CNB current forecast

Annual consumer price inflation:
2019, Q3 2.1%
2019, Q4 2.0%

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Did you know...

that the Czech National Bank switched to inflation targeting in 1998? The inflation target – set in terms of headline inflation of 2% – is in effect from January 2010. The CNB strives to ensure that actual inflation does not differ by more than one percentage point in either direction from this target.

Czech rates may need more gradual rise

Czech rates may need more gradual rise

The Czech National Bank may need to take a more gradual approach to raising interest rates in view of risks from abroad, Bank Board member Oldřich Dědek said in an interview with Reuters.
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

19 Oct 2018

Global Economic Outlook

The October issue of Global Economic Outlook has been published. The Focus section employs decomposition analysis to explore factors affecting growth in the openness of the EU economy.

15 Oct 2018

Bank lending survey

October 2018

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)

18 Oct 2018

Financial accounts statistics

in 2018 Q2

15 Oct 2018

CNB balance sheet

as of 10 October 2018

15 Oct 2018

Basic items of the balance of payments

August 2018
commentary and table

15 Oct 2018

Statistics on investment funds

as of 31 August 2018
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