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The Ministry of Interior has thus far spent CZK 10 billion on managing the refugee crisis which sprung up as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the head of the ministry, Vít Rakušan, told Czech Television on Sunday.
Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky expressed support for Moldova’s course towards the EU while visiting Chisinau together with his Slovak and Austrian counterparts.
Czech households should not have their gas deliveries affected if the commodity stops entering the continent from Russia, Transport Minister Martin Kupka told CNN Prima News on Sunday.
- In January, banks and building societies in the Czech Republic granted mortgages in a total volume of around CZK 32.6 billion, a drop by more than a quarter on December, the news site Aktualne.cz reported, citing data by the Czech Banking Association. Despite that, property prices in the Czech Republic continue to break records.
- The Czech economy grew by 3.3 percent year-on-year in 2021 and by 3.6 percent in the fourth quarter, according to the refined estimate by the Czech Statistics Office published on Thursday. It represents the best result since 2017, when GDP grew by 5.4 per cent year-on-year.