Analysis and Statistics

Hungary's GDP will be around 1pct – GKI

According to GKI Economic Research Co. and Erste Bank, the rate of growth will be around 1pct due to the rapid expansion of exports and the improvement of domestic demand.

The Number of Guests and Tourism Nights Was 1 Pct Higher

In January–June 2010, the number of guests and tourism nights was 1pct higher in public accommodation establishments compared with the same period a year earlier.

Hungarian Insurers' Premium Revenue Climbs 11 Pct in Q1

Hungarian insurers' combined revenue from premiums climbed 11 pct to HUF 244.5 billion in the first quarter from the same period a year earlier, fresh data published by financial market regulator PSZAF on August 9 show.

Trade Balance Showed a Surplus of EUR 567 Million

In June 2010, according to first estimates, exports amounted to EUR 6,284 million, while the value of imports reached EUR 5,717 million.

Industrial Output Increased by 15.2 Pct in June

According to preliminary data in June 2010, the industrial gross output increased by 15.2 pct compared to June 2009, the index adjusted by working days rose by 12.6 pct.

Hungary Posted a Budget Surplus of HUF 36.1 Billion in July

Hungary posted a budget surplus of HUF 36.1 billion in July. The January–July balance shows a HUF 997.5 billion deficit, which is 114.6 pct of the full-year target.

Magyar Telekom: Strong Cash Flow Despite Continued Top Line Pressure

Revenues were down by 7.1 pct to HUF 297.8 billion in the first six months of 2010 compared with the same period in 2009.

The Trade Balance Showed a Surplus of EUR 2,245 Million in January–May

The trade balance showed a surplus of EUR 2,245 million (HUF 605 billion), which is higher by EUR 844 million (HUF 186 billion) than one year earlier.

In the First Half of 2010, 9,000 Dwellings Received Occupancy Permits

In the first half of 2010, 9,000 dwellings received occupancy permits and 10,000 new building permits were issued.

The Industrial Producer Prices Were 1.4 Pct Higher in June

In June, industrial producer prices were 1.4 pct higher than in the previous month and 6.9 pct higher than a year before.

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