Analysis and Statistics

Number of Public Procurement Tenders up

The number of public procurement tenders was up 145 pct in the first half of 2010 from one year earlier.

Lower Operating Costs – Passenger Numbers Maintained at Last Year’s Level

In the first six months of 2010 Malév Hungarian Airlines’ passenger traffic was similar to that of the same period in 2009, with a total of 1.3 million customers flying on the carrier's services.

The Volume Of Retail Sales Decreases By 4.7pct in the First Five Months

The volume of retail sales – based on calendar-adjusted data – decreased by 4.7pct both in the first five months of 2010 and in May compared to the same period of the previous year.

PM Orban and Econ Min Matolcsy on Negotiations with IMF

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has stressed the improtance of a pan-European agreement to stengthen the fiscal stability of the 27 nations.

Beijing: Hungary Guides

The Beijing office of the Hungarian National Tourist Office (HNTO) has just launched a course for Chinese travel agents about Hungary's tourism attractions.

Jato: New Car Market Down 28.0pct In June

According to Jato Dynamics, Hungarian new car sales have fallen again in June (down 28pct on June 2009) dragging down the overall year-to-date figure.

In May, Industrial Gross Output Increased by 13.7 Pct

In May 2010, industrial gross output increased by 13.7 pct compared to May 2009, the index adjusted for working days was equal to the non-adjusted one.

Real Earnings Grew by 4.0 Pct

Real earnings grew by 4.0 pct compared to January–May 2009.

Think tank Tank Says GDP Will Grow by 1 pctPct

According to the forecast of GKI Economic Research Co. prepared in co-operation with Erste Bank, the output of exporting and service industries will expand most in 2010.

The Deficit Of Theof the General Government Sector Has Decreased by 0.8 pctPct

According to preliminary data the deficit of the general government sector in the first quarterquarter of 2010 amounted to HUF 259 billion, 4.0 pct of GDP.

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