The figure is down from 3.7% in July and by 0.2 percentage points year-on-year, making it the lowest among EU members.
But complications in the supply of raw materials and necessary components may lead to production fluctuations in the coming months and hamper overall growth.
Auto fleets' shift to electric vehicles in a global drive to cut carbon emissions will involve a drawdown on copper that could transform markets, and spur additional supply.
Quarter-on-quarter, Czech GDP increased by 1% in 2Q21, mainly due to a growth in final consumption of households and in gross fixed capital formation.
Zeman reportedly made sacking of BIS chief a condition for continuing to give Babis his support during upcoming general election.
Controversial Slovak activist investor hired demonstrators by Crowds on Demand presenting themselves as civic activists fighting to 'defend the Czech OKD miners'.
Poland, Hungary and Slovakia have already surpassed their end 2019 GDP levels.
Milos Zeman calls on the country to focus on national defence rather than "wasting money" on the military alliance.
Czech consumer prices increased by 3.4% year-on-year in July, the highest figure since July last year, driven by higher prices in transport (by 18.5%) up by 0.6 percentage points (pp) month-on-month.
Deal to create global cybersecurity giant listed on Nasdaq.
Czech industrial production increased by 11.4% year-on-year and by 1% month-on-month in June, according to the latest data from August 6 released by the Czech Statistics Office. The value of news orders went up annually by 22.8%.
The CNB increased its two-week repo rate by 25 basis points to 0.75%, underpinned by a new macroeconomic forecast.
CEE lender cites region’s outstanding resilience during the pandemic and the expected positive impact from the EU’s recovery fund.
€2bn battery factory to be built by state-owned utility CEZ with Germany's VW or South Korea's LG.
The EU on 14 July unveiled the details of its proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, which aims to protect EU CO2 emitters from carbon leakage by making exporters to the EU market pay for the CO2 they produce.