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Provision of a general nature on setting the countercyclical capital buffer rate for the Czech Republic No. II/2023

The CNB has issued a Provision of a general nature on setting the countercyclical capital buffer rate for the Czech Republic at 2.25%.

Provision of a general nature on setting upper limits on credit ratios

The CNB has issued a Provision of a general nature, amending Provision of a general nature on setting upper limits on credit ratios No. I/2021 (pdf, 151 kB)

Balance of Payments Report 2022

The CNB has published the Balance of Payments Report 2022 on the “Monetary policy” section of its website. This publication analyses individual items of the Czech Republic’s balance of payments in 2022. It reviews the current, capital and financial accounts and their main components, and monitors the Czech Republic’s international investment position and debt.

Financial market inflation expectations – May 2023

The results of the May survey clearly indicate that the analysts are more optimistic about economic growth. At the same time, they are expecting a further slowdown in inflation. The inflation forecast has decreased slightly, even at the three-year horizon. Unlike in the previous survey, one of the analysts is expecting key interest rates to be raised at the CNB's next monetary policy meeting. However, most of the respondents continue to expect rates to stay unchanged. They expect the koruna to remain close to its current levels in the weeks ahead but to depreciate less than assumed in the April survey at the one-year horizon. (pdf, 984 kB)

cnBlog – The European natural gas market during the energy crisis

The European natural gas market has transformed significantly in the last few years and considerable changes have been seen both in price and in supplier structure. The article 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 any major problems thanks to massive savings and good weather. In the absence of supplies from Russia, however, the European market will remain tight in the years ahead.

GDP comes in just below the CNB forecast in 2023 Q1

The CNB comments on the GDP figures for 2023 Q1

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).