As of 12 March 2020, a state of national emergency has been declared in the Czech Republic by a decree of the Czech Government (No. 69/2020 Coll.) for a period of 30 days in response to the COVID-19 epidemic. Additional emergency measures were taken by the Czech Government on 16 March 2020 in order to slow down the spread of the epidemic such as restricting the free movement of people and the reintroduction of border surveillance.
In addition to these government measures, several measures have been adopted and proposed by the Czech National Bank (“CNB”) and other bodies to cope with the financial consequences of the epidemic. In order to learn more about the finance related measures which were adopted between 23 - 29 March 2020, please download the file below.