Economic growth at 5.2 percent in 4Q

Czech economic growth in the fourth quarter accelerated to 5.2 percent year-on-year, up from 5.1 in the previous quarter, according to data released by the Czech Statistics Office.

GDP growth in 2017 rose to 4.5 percent. The economic growth was driven largely by consumer demand which rose to 4.3 percent year-on-year.