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 25.05.2016
eur EUR 27.030 CZK
usd USD 24.253 CZK
gbp GBP 35.608 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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April 2016: 0.6%

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CNB current forecast

Annual consumer price inflation:
2017, Q2 1.8%
2017, Q3 2.2%

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Jiří Rusnok appointed CNB Governor

Jiří Rusnok appointed CNB Governor

Jiří Rusnok is to be the new Governor of the Czech National Bank. President Miloš Zeman appointed him for a term of six years starting on 1 July 2016 at a ceremony at Prague Castle today.
Conducting monetary policy when fiscal space is limited

Conducting monetary policy when fiscal space is limited

Presentation by Bank Board member Lubomír Lízal (pdf, 309 kB)
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 5 May 2016, the Bank Board stated again that the CNB would not discontinue the use of the exchange rate as a monetary policy instrument before 2017. The Bank Board considers it likely that the commitment will be discontinued in mid-2017.


20 May 2016

New Data and Methods Used for Policy Analysis in the Czech National Bank

Presentation by Executive Director of the Economic Research Department Kamil Galuščák for the Bank of England. (pdf, 584 kB)

20 May 2016

Global Economic Outlook

May 2016

25 May 2016

CNB balance sheet

as of 20 May 2016

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