Sunday, 24 September 2017
Business | Radio Prague

Czechs are among the world leaders for so-called contactless cash payments. The use of such payments, such as on city trams and buses, is soaring and has sparked arguments about whether the writing is on the wall for traditional notes and coins issued by the country's central bank.

Business | Radio Prague

Workers at Czech carmaker Škoda Auto are set to push for double-digit pay rises. But just 10 percent would be "embarrassing", says a union leader.

Business | CIA News

Company Owens-Illinois (O-I) has completed an investment totaling EUR 27m into its plant in Dubí in the Ústecko Region, which is the company’s key facility for the German market.

Finance | CIA News

In 2Q 2017 the volume of loans extended to households increased by CZK 32.4bn; the increase was primarily made up of housing loans.

Business | CIA News

Czech Republic’s regions request new railroad vehicles worth totally CZK 35bn. Available funding totals under CZK 20bn, though.

Business | Radio Prague

The grape harvest in the Czech Republic this year should exceed that of 2016 growers say as the harvest begins to be taken in. Growers expect grapes sufficient for around 580,000 hectolitres of grapes for wine to be brought in this Autumn, that’s around 15,000 hectolitres more than 2016.

Business | Radio Prague

The Office for the Protection of Competition has canceled a tender for the modernization of part of railway infrastructure in Prague for CZK 3.5 billion on the grounds that the SŽDC, the body which oversees railway infrastructure, breached the law on public tenders.

Finance | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic's total foreign debt rose by 47.4 billion crowns to nearly 4.5 trillion crowns in the second quarter of this year, accounting for 91.9 percent of gross domestic product, according to preliminary data released by the Czech National Bank on Wednesday. Year-on-year, the foreign debt was nearly 1.1 trillion crowns higher.

Business | Radio Prague

The sale of Fairtrade products in the Czech Republic has been increasing, according to the head of Fairtrade Czech Republic and Slovakia Hana Chorváthová.

Business | CIA News

Czech bank Česká spořitelna (ČS) has partnered with studio MOBA to open an international architectonic tender for the new building of its headquarters.

Business | CIA News

Czech retail chain Lidl launched an e-shop for the Czech Republic on September 20, 2017. Goods will be delivered within three days from ordering. It is possible to pay with help of payment cards or cash on delivery.

Business | CIA News

The national VAT income in the Czech Republic totalled CZK 243.11bn as of September 15, 2017. The income totalled CZK 219.73bn as of the end of the same period of last year.

Finance | Radio Prague

Teens in the Czech Republic get, on average, almost 700 crowns from their parents per month, according to a study focusing on financial literacy conducted by ČSOB bank. Financial literacy has been a compulsory subject in the classroom for four years.

Business | ČTK

Czechs are starting to approach applied arts as an alternative investment opportunity, in addition to real estate, land, gold and plastic arts, daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) wrote on Tuesday.

Business | ČTK

A new Chinese-Czech Centre for Cooperation was founded this year, but the representatives of the Czech state have provided almost no information about it so far, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Tuesday.