Analysis and Statistics

Recession Comes to an End in Hungary

Hungary’s GDP increased by 0.1pct in the first quarter of 2010.


Hungarian Construction Sector Output Contraction Slows Down in March

Hungary's construction output decline slowed down to 5.8pct yr/yr in March from 10.1pct yr/yr in February according to both unadjusted figures and adjusted with working days, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) said on Monday.


General Government Gross Debt 79.6pct of GDP; Net Borrowing at 4.4pct

According to preliminary financial accounts data, general government net borrowing was equal to 4.4pct of Hungary’s GDP in the year to 2010 Q1.


Industrial Gross Output Increased by 2.8pct in March

According to preliminary data in March 2010, industrial gross output increased by 2.8pct compared to March 2009; the index adjusted by working days was equal to the non-adjusted one.


Producer Price Level of Agricultural Products Decreases by 4.1pct

In March 2010, the producer price level of agricultural products decreased by 4.1pct on the corresponding period of the previous year.


Consumer Prices Increased 5.7pct in April

In April 2010 consumer prices increased by 0.5pct on the previous month.


Morgan Stanley Hungary Ranks in Top 30 Places to Start Career

Morgan Stanley Hungary has been selected as one of the top 30 most attractive employers in the country to start a career, as ranked in a survey of more than 200 companies by Hewitt Associates.


In March, the Trade Balance Showed a Surplus of EUR 653 Million

In March, the trade balance showed a surplus of EUR 653 million (HUF 172 billion); the balance improved by EUR 167 million (HUF 25 billion) compared to the same month of 2009.


In January-March, the Number of Guests and Arrivals Increased on Previous Year

In January-March 2010, in public accommodation establishments, the number of both guests and arrivals were 4 and 5pct higher respectively than those recorded a year earlier.


Industrial Gross Output Increases by 2.8pct

According to preliminary data in March 2010, industrial gross output increased by 2.8pct compared to March 2009; the index adjusted by working days was equal to the non-adjusted one.


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