TITLE

RISK SUMMARY: CZECH REPUBLIC

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Feb2008, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on political, economic risks, and the business environment of the Czeck Republic. A deadlock in parliament caused by the quashing of the January 19, 2007 and December 5, 2007 no confidence votes against the Civic Democrat led coalition government, is expected to result to another round of voting. Decreased lending from international banks and increased interest rates are reportedly becoming a great problem. New construction projects will further increase due to the ongoing economic growth.
ACCESSION #
28408585

 

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