Foreign Visitors’ Shopping Spree Grew in the First Half of 2009

In the first half of 2009, foreign visitors spent a total of HUF 544 billion in Hungary,21 pct more than a year ago.

Meanwhile, the Hungarians spent HUF 379 billion abroad, 25 pct more than a year ago. At the end of the period, passenger traffic had a balance of HUF 166 billion, HUF 16 billion more than in the first half of 2008.

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