Czech cbanker sees no CPI impact from deficit

CZECH REPUBLIC - Czech central bank Vice-Governor Oldrich Dedek said on Apr 23 the poor state of public finances remains a concern but he expects to see no inflationary impact from it in 2001.

"The untenable condition of the public budget is rather a medium-term matter, we don't see it this year as having an impact spurring inflation," he said during an on-line conference at the news website www.interview21.cz.

The Czech central government deficit is forecast to hit 49 billion crowns in 2001, b