Czech Republic

In-depth country-focused analysis on Czech Republic's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Czech Republic's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Czech Republic, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Czech Republic's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Czech Republic before your competitors.

Czech Republic Country Risk

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Core Views The Czech National Bank (CNB)'s decision on November 7 to intervene in the foreign exchange market has led us to adjust our expectations for the CNB's monetary policy trajectory for...

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Czech Republic Industry Coverage (22)

Autos

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Light vehicle production in the Czech Republic declined 7.2% year-on-year (y-o-y) over the first nine months of 2013, to 834,198 units. The majority of production in this segment is for export, with...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Consumer Electronics

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BMI View: The consumer electronics market in the Czech Republic experienced a dip in growth in recent years as a result of market saturation in some key product categories, as well as challenging...

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Defence & Security

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BMI View: The Czech Republic is to continue to benefit from its membership in both NATO and the EU, both in terms in the capability of its armed forces and the breadth and capacity of its...

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Food & Drink

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Across 2013 the Czech Statistical Office recorded continued improvements in consumer confidence levels, which should in turn start to reflect in private consumption and household spending during 2014...

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Freight Transport

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Following a year which BMI believes saw slow or negative growth in the Czech Republic's freight transport, albeit better than the year before, 2014 will signal further improvement, although pre-...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: After a challenging period in 2011 and 2012 with the Czech economy in recession, we expect IT market growth to accelerate in 2014 as the economic backdrop strengthens. Higher levels of...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: The Czech construction industry has suffered greatly from the low levels of investment in the country, in light of a prolonged period of economic hardship within the eurozone, which has...

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Insurance

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BMI View: The size, sophistication and resilience of the Czech Republic's insurance sector means that it has more in common with its peers in Western Europe than with its counterparts in other...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View: The Czech medical device market is expected to grow by a CAGR of 5. 5 % over the 2013-2018 period, a longside increase s in GDP and health expenditure . The amount...

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Metals

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BMI View: BMI's Czech Metals Report for Q2 2014 assesses the growth prospects for the country's steel sector during 2014 and presents medium-term growth forecasts for steel production to 2018. In...

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Mining

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BMI View: The Czech Republic's mining sector is set to undergo declines until 2014, before seeing modest gains, when its value will reach US$2.9bn in 2017, on a par with current levels. The...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: With a moratorium on shale gas exploration, the Czech Republic will remain highly dependent on imported fuel, as conventional hydrocarbons potential is limited. Demand trends are not...

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Petrochemicals

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The Czech petrochemicals industry is set for a recovery in 2014 in line with growth in key domestic plastic and chemicals converters, which primarily serve export markets. However, BMI's latest...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: The Czech healthcare system is facing severe challenges as it struggles to contain budget deficits. At the same time, demand for the latest pharmaceuticals and access to healthcare...

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Power

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BMI View: The future of the country's power sector is largely dependent on nuclear and renewables, although gas has a key role to play over the medium term, as it will help reduce reliance on...

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Real Estate

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BMI View: The scene is set for the beginnings of a recovery in the Czech Republic commercial real estate market in 2014 with an improving macro-economic backdrop expected to help boost demand for...

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Renewables

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BMI View : There is an increasing level of uncertainty within the country's renewable regulatory framework . The Czech Republic's government has assumed a rather negative stance towards...

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Retail

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BMI View: We predict strong growth potential in the Czech retail sector over the next 5 years. We predict the recent economic struggles will continue to subdue retail spending during 2014,...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: The Czech Republic telecoms market is undergoing a transition period with the arrival of MVNOs and the regulator's efforts to attract a fourth operator into the market. These pro-...

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Tourism

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BMI View: Tourism in the Czech Republic suffered as a result of t he economic downturn in Europe. H owever , arrivals have recovered steadily, and we expect to see solid increases in inbound...

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Water

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BMI V iew: The Czech Republic is still feeling the benefits of a major overhaul of the water sector, prompted by the standards required for entry into the EU. With a massive revamp...

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