Politics

Czech GDP Plunges Record 10.7% In Q2

The Czech economy shrank by a historic margin in the second quarter after COVID-19 thrust the country into lockdown. According to a preliminary estimate from the Czech Statistical Office, the GDP contracted by 10.7 percent year-on-year and by 8.4 percent quarter-on-quarter. The decline is the worst on record in the country’s history. The negative year-on-year […]

Czech COVID-19 Cases Surpass 16,000

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Czech Republic has surpassed 16,000 since the beginning of the pandemic. On Wednesday, there were 278 confirmed cases to a total of 16,093. The second highest daily increase since June, according to data from the Ministry of Health. The country of 10.7 million has faced a rise in […]

Foreign Minister To Lead Trade Mission To Middle East, North Africa

Tomáš Petříček, Minister of Foreign Affairs, plans to lead a trade mission to the Middle East and North Africa by the end of 2020. It is also necessary to focus on European markets and countries such as France, Portugal, and Kosovo, the Minister said at the Czech Export Forum. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, most […]