Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Business | CIA News

ČEZ has received binding offers for its Bulgarian activities from several interested parties. The group reported this on August 18, 2017, adding that it is currently assessing the offers.

Business | CIA News

Skupina Penta Investments expects to commence the construction of Prague administrative project SmíchOff roughly in the second half of September 2017.

Business | CIA News

In 2Q 2017 electricity production in the Czech Republic reached a gross total of 20.4 TWh. This is based on the quarterly report issued by the Energy Regulation Bureau (ERÚ), according to which this represents a y/y increase of 1 % (+ 0.2 TWh).

Business | Radio Prague

Czech economic growth was one of the strongest in Europe in the second quarter, confounding the experts who had bet on a weaker performance. But the latest figures are fuelling questions whether the economy is at its limits and could soon start to lose momentum.

Business | Radio Prague

Czechs have historically not had a stellar reputation as prompt payers. But that situation appears to be changing now.

Business | CIA News

OOO VAGONMAŠ, member of ŠKODA TRANSPORTATION group, has delivered eight new NěVa six-wagon metro trains for the St. Petersburg Public Transit Company.

Business | CIA News

Solek Group has sold the Parque Solar Cuz Cuz in Chile, with installed output of 3.07 MWp. The plant is newly owned by a local fund administered by Ad Capital Servicios Financieros, which has bought the plant for USD 3.5m.

Business | CIA News

Pension companies managed as of the end of H1 2017 participants’ funds totalling CZK 398.7bn in 3rd pillar funds. Of the total, CZK 375.12bn has been allocated to transformed funds and CZK 23.58bn to member funds.

Business | Prague TV

The Czech economy was successful in the second quarter of 2017, according to the Czech Statistical Office (ČSÚ). A preliminary estimate showed that the gross domestic product (GDP), adjusted for price effects and seasonally adjusted, increased in the second quarter of 2017 by 2.3 percent compared to the previous quarter. The growth makes the Czech economy one of the strongest in the EU.

Business | Radio Prague

Private Czech train and bus operator Leo Express has entered the German market, taking over the German long-distance operator Locomore, the daily iDnes reported on Wednesday, citing the German magazine Spiegel. Leo Express will operate a line between Berlin and Stuttgart in the southeast of Germany.

Business | Jobspin.cz

Repeatedly, Czech employees have been among the top 10 happiest on the planet. Yet, about a million of the current employees in the Czech Republic are thinking about changing their jobs. Why?

Business | CIA News

Building company AŽD Praha has won the tender or the modernisation of the interlocking plant at the Podgorica railway station, the main transport node in Montenegro.

Business | CIA News

Social and health insurance payments from average gross wage paid in the Czech Republic (34%) are the second highest among 19 Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries.

Business | Radio Prague

2017 is turning out to be a good year for Prague's hoteliers, who have managed to raise their prices to previously unseen levels. Meanwhile, occupancy rates also mean that rooms are producing a markedly higher yield than in the past, according to a report in the business daily E15. The average price of a hotel room in the Czech capital climbed by EUR 6 in the first six months of this year to reach EUR 86 per night, the newspaper said.

Finance | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will support the intention to raise the salaries of teachers by 15 percent and of the rest of the state sector employees by 10 percent in the talks of the government with trade unions, Josef Stredula, head of the CMKOS umbrella trade union, told CTK on Tuesday.