Jobless rate falls to 2.9 percent

Unemployment in the Czech Republic fell to 2.9 percent in June, down from 3.0 percent the previous month, according to official figures released on Wednesday. In June last year the jobless rate stood at 4.0 percent.

The number of jobless last month was the lowest since July 1997, while number of vacant posts climbed last month to over 301,500.