Czech Republic

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author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb


Location:
- Central Europe;
- Neighbours: Austria, Germany, Poland, Slovakia.

Climate:
- temperate;
- cool summers;
- cold, cloudy, humid winters.

Natural hazards:
- flooding.


Macro indicators (* 2018 estimates)
Surface:78,866km2
Population*:-million
GDP*:-EUR billion
GDP/capita*:-EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2004


Currency: Koruna
Code: CZK
Since: 1993

Exchange rates at December 31st:

1 EUR = 25.725 CZK (2018)
1 EUR = 25.540 CZK (2017)
1 EUR = 27.020 CZK (2016)
1 EUR = 27.025 CZK (2015)
1 EUR = 27.725 CZK (2014)
1 EUR = 27.425 CZK (2013)
1 EUR = 25.140 CZK (2012)
1 EUR = 25.800 CZK (2011)
1 EUR = 25.060 CZK (2010)


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Statistics

Czech Rep FY2018 Market Portfolio C N B

Czech Rep 2008-2017 Timeline

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Latest news




A new life insurance company will launch in CZ & SK markets

Youplus, a new life insurance company, will launch in the Czech and Slovak insurance markets in May 2019. Youplus will begin operation in the Czech Republic the first half of 2019 and enter the Slovak market in the second half.

New appointments made inside AXA CZ & SK

Starting with March 2019, AXA Group will have a new Chief Risk Officer and a new Chief Technical Insurance Officer operating inside Czech Republic and Slovakia. The changes are waiting for regulator's approvals.

EUROINS acquires ERGO subsidiaries in Czech Republic, Romania and Belarus

Bulgaria-based Euroins Insurance Group (EIG) has made a purchase agreement with Germany-based ERGO International AG for buying 4 ERGO insurance companies. EIG will take control over ERGO's life and non-life subsidiaries in Romania and Czech Republic, as well as the non-life company in Belarus.













VIG Group's Czech companies won multiple awards

Vienna Insurance Group's (VIG) companies Kooperativa and Ceska podnikatelska pojistovna (CPP) led the way in the Association of Czech Insurance Brokers' "Insurer of the Year" survey, taking the top two spots in all four of the main categories.