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January 2007
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jan2007, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p7
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The article examines the economic conditions in Czech Republic. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has favorable outlook for the country's economy, but emphasizes the need to utilize the current period of robust growth to implement important fiscal reforms. The country will see a 50-75 basis points of interest rate increases in 2007.


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