FX rates 26.05.2023
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EUR - 23.645 CZK
USD - 21.991 CZK
GBP - 27.241 CZK

New version of the CZK 5,000 banknote

The Czech National Bank is to issue a 2023 version of the CZK 5,000 banknote this year. The new version is being put into circulation because of necessary changes to Czech banknote printing technology at the State Printing Office. The new CZK 5,000 note will complement the two existing versions in circulation, which remain legal tender.

Notice about the activities of an entity acting under the B&B PROFIT business name

The Czech National Bank wishes to warn the public that an entity acting under the B&B PROFIT business name, which offers investment opportunities to the public, does not hold a licence to provide investment services, nor does it hold any other authorisation to operate on the Czech financial market. Any investment is not insured by law or otherwise protected.

Global Economic Outlook 5/2023 is out now

The May issue of Global Economic Outlook brings a regular overview of the latest and expected developments in selected territories. The analytical section of this issue summarises the developments on the natural gas market over the last two years and states that EU countries got through the 2022/23 winter without major problems thanks to massive savings and good weather. However, the European market will remain tight in the years ahead.

Results of the 2023 Euro Survey

This is our first survey of analysts on current economic issues related to the EU and the Czech Republic’s expected entry to the euro area after a long break caused by major events such as the Covid-19 pandemic and the outbreak of war in Ukraine. (pdf, 327 kB)

Assessment of the fulfilment of the 2021 forecasts

This analysis retrospectively assesses the functioning of the g3+ core forecasting model, which is the main tool and unifying element used in preparing the CNB’s macroeconomic forecasts. The forecast assumptions (the exogenous inputs of the forecast) and main domestic variables are compared with the now observed data. A simulation based on hypothetical knowledge of future developments is prepared. The CNB’s forecasts are also compared with the outputs of other analytical institutions. Published as a part of Monetary Policy Report – Spring 2023.

Join us as we celebrate 30 years of the CNB and the Czech currency

This year, the Czech National Bank and the Czech koruna commemorate 30 years of their existence. The CNB has organised a series of events for the general and professional public in 2023 to mark these momentous occasions. (in Czech only)

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Termination of validity and exchange of CZK 100 to CZK 2000 banknotes with thin silvery thread

The older 1995–1999 versions of Czech banknotes have ceased to be legal tender. How can you identify the invalid banknotes most easily and where can you exchange them?

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Golden Rules for Bureau-de-Change Clients

  1. Change money only at designated bureaux de change. Before changing money, carefully read all the information given on the exchange rate list.
  2. The terms “purchase and sale of foreign currency” and the corresponding exchange rates, i.e. the information about the direction of the exchange, are given from the bureau de change’s perspective...

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CNB resumes operation of services at its branches

  • All branches and regional offices of the Czech National Bank will return to full operation, five days a week, from Monday, 14 December 2020.
  • The standard opening hours for CNB clients and the public will be Monday to Friday from 7.30 am to 2.00 pm, with a lunch break from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm.
  • Before your visit, you can check the opening hours for each of our offices on the CNB website (Prague, Brno, Ostrava, Plzeň, Hradec Králové, České Budějovice and Ústí nad Labem).