Czech Banking Association Pessimistic

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: October 12, 2012; 19:37 ♦ (Vindobona)

CBA has lowred its forecast on the Czech economy. The decreasing household consumption would be the main reason.

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According to the Czech Banking Association (CBA), the Czech economy will contract by 1.0% this year. In July, a decrease of 0.6% was expected. The main reason is the shrinking household consumption, CBA says. Until now, the interest rate cut did not help boosting the Czech economy. Another reason is the austerity measures implemented by the Czech government. Moreover, the industrial…