State budget for 2018 ended with surplus of 2.9 billion crowns

The Czech Republic’s state budget for 2018 ended with a surplus of 2.9 billion crowns. The minister of finance, Alena Schillerová, presented the figures for the country’s economic performance in 2018 at a news conference in Prague on Thursday afternoon.

According to the ministry, it is the second best result since 1996. The finance ministry had initially planned for a CZK 50 billion budget deficit.