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The Czech government finances an official ministry for the protection of the environment.1 However, the city of Prague, in particular, struggles with severe air pollution due to its population density and industrially-focused industries.2 The Czech Republic is reported to be one of the six highest countries in Europe for air pollution, contributing to the deaths of over two thousand people each year.3 89% of the population comes into contact with harmful pollutants on a daily basis.4 Such exposure can cause lung diseases, heart attacks, and other major cardiovascular issues, particularly in young children, pregnant women, the elderly, and the homeless.5

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1 Air Pollution Fact Sheet 2013 Czech Republic
2 http://zpravy.aktualne.cz/more-than-two-thousand-czechs-killed-by-air-pollution/r~i:article:682658/
3-5 Ibid
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OilPrice.com 
Demand for lithium, frequently referred to as "white petroleum," is expected to triple by 2025, as it has become an irreplaceable component of rechargeable batteries used in high tech devices and electric cars. And while global production of the metal ... See more..
WEEI.com (blog) 
He recorded one goal and six points in eight games for the Czech Republic at last year's games. Pastrnak also skated in three games in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey back in September. The 20-year-old Pastrnak, a restricted free agent this summer, will ... See more..
Pensions & Investments 
Its inclusion resulted in slight decreases in the weightings of South African, Turkish and Polish bonds, said a news release by J.P. Morgan in February, when the Czech Republic's inclusion was announced. According to estimates by the investment bank, ... See more..
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PGA.com 
Klára Spilková, the first-ever Czech Republic golfer to win a professional golf event, has accepted a special exemption to compete in the 2017 KPMG Women's ... See more..
Reuters 
PRAGUE, April 27 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech ... See more..
Reuters 
PRAGUE, April 25 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Tuesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC ... See more..
Bleacher Report 
Rajtoral moved to Gaziantepspor last summer, making 23 appearances this season. He made 14 appearances for the Czech Republic's senior side. In 2012, he helped the Czech Republic reach the quarter-finals of the UEFA European Championships. See more..
USA TODAY 
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — CoCo Vandeweghe and Bethanie Mattek-Sands defeated Kristyna Pliskova and Katerina Siniakova 6-2, 6-3 Sunday to send the United States to its first Fed Cup final in seven years with a 3-2 semifinal victory over three-time ... See more..
Public Radio of Armenia 
The Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic today approved a resolution, condemning the genocide of Armenians and other religious and national minorities in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War, Czech media repored. Spokesman for the ... See more..
FanRag Sports (blog) 
The 2017 Women's World Championship is long over, but the results continue to shape the landscape of women's hockey. Finishing last at Worlds carries with it the consequence of relegation. That was a bitter pill to swallow for a Czech Republic team ... See more..
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Geography

Central Europe, between Germany, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria
Area

Total 78,867 sq km
Land 77,247 sq km
Water 1,620 sq km

Climate

temperate; cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters
Natural Resources

hard coal, soft coal, kaolin, clay, graphite, timber ;
Natural Hazards

flooding
Current Environmental Issues

air and water pollution in areas of northwest Bohemia and in northern Moravia around Ostrava present health risks; acid rain damaging forests; efforts to bring industry up to EU code should improve domestic pollution

Demographics

Nationality
Czech
Population
10,162,921 (July 2013 est.)
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The Czech Republic is a stable and prosperous market economy closely integrated with the EU, especially since the country's EU accession in 2004. While the conservative, inward-looking Czech financial system has remained relatively healthy, the small, open, export-driven Czech economy remains sensitive to changes in the economic performance of its main export markets, especially Germany. When Western Europe and Germany fell into recession in late 2008, demand for Czech goods plunged, leading to double digit drops in industrial production and exports. As a result, real GDP fell 4.7% in 2009, with most of the decline occurring during the first quarter. ...See More Real GDP, however, slowly recovered with positive quarter-on-quarter growth starting in the second half of 2009 and continuing throughout 2011. In 2012, however, the economy fell into a recession due to a slump in external demand. The auto industry remains the largest single industry, and, together with its upstream suppliers, accounts for nearly 24% of Czech manufacturing. The Czech Republic produced more than a million cars for the first time in 2010, over 80% of which were exported. Foreign and domestic businesses alike voice concerns about corruption especially in public procurement. Other long term challenges include dealing with a rapidly aging population, funding an unsustainable pension and health care system, and diversifying away from manufacturing and toward a more high-tech, services-based, knowledge economy. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$291.7 billion (2012 est.); $295.4 billion (2011 est.); $289.9 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

21% of GDP (2012 est.); 21.5% of GDP (2011 est.); 20.8% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

wheat, potatoes, sugar beets, hops, fruit; pigs, poultry
Industries

motor vehicles, metallurgy, machinery and equipment, glass, armaments