Inflation Surprises To The Downside

April 2007
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p6
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The article forecasts the economic conditions in Czech Republic for 2007. The country's retail price inflation came in at 1.3% year-on-year in January which represented the lowest inflation rate for the past three months. The Czech National Bank indicated that a decline in interest rates is still possible in the short run.


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