Analysis and Statistics

Hungarian SMEs Are Growing More Innovative, According to HPO

Hungarian SMEs have become more active in registering inventions and patents, according to the Hungarian Patent Office’s latest report.

Kopint-Tarki’s Quarterly Report is Anticipating 0.8 Pct GDP Growth

The world market outlook for Hungary has improved since last year, but uncertainties remain, says the fresh quarterly joint report of Hungarian think-tank, Kopint-Datorg and research institute Tárki.

Retail Sales Decreased by 5.6 Pct in January

Retail sales – based on calendar-adjusted data – fell by 5.6 pct in January 2010 compared to the same period a year earlier.

January Trade Balance Shows Surplus of HUF 76 billion

In January, the trade balance showed a surplus of HUF 76 billion (EUR 290 million): an improvement of HUF 124 billion (EUR 490 million) on January 2009.

In January, the Producer Price Level of Agricultural Products Rose 3.6pct

In January 2010, the producer price level of agricultural products rose by 3.6pct on the corresponding period of the previous year.

GDP Decreased 4pct in the Fourth Quarter of 2009, and by 6.3pct through all 2009

Hungary’s Gross Domestic Product decreased by 4.0pct in the fourth quarter of 2009 and by 4.1pct when adjusted for calendar effects, compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

Hungarian Ad Market Suffers First Yearly Drop in 2009

After years of expansion, the Hungarian advertising market plunged by more than 20 pct in 2009, according to data collected by market researcher MediaLab.

Maxon to Upgrade Production at its Hungarian Unit in Veszprém

Swiss owned high-precision drive-system manufacturer Maxon AG will commence production of whole motors and rotors to the company's Hungarian unit, Maxon Motor Hungary, which has so far been manufacturing spare parts only.

Trade Balance Showed a Surplus of HUF 1,125 Billion in 2009

In 2009 the trade balance showed a surplus of HUF 1,125 billion (EUR 3,979 million), which meant an improvement of HUF 1,188 billion (EUR 4,299 million) compared to the deficit of HUF 63 billion (EUR 319 million) in 2008.

The Number of E.ON Customers Opting to Manage Their Accounts Online Has Tripled

The number of E.ON customers managing their accounts online is constantly growing, and even more people are interested thanks to customer contests.

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