GDP is Expected to Grow by 1.5 pct, Says Kopint-Tarki

Kopint-Tarki, a leading thinktank in Hungary has revised its previous forecast about the central budget deficit and GDP.

GKI’s Economic Sentiment Index Continued its Rise in June

According to a survey conducted by GKI Economic Research Co. with the support of the European Union, this is the result of a significant increase in the consumer confidence index.


International news sources report on Hungarian business and economy.

Government to Use Rest Of IMF Support Package for Troubled Borrowers

The government will start talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this week.

OTP Bank Injects EUR 35 Million into Unit in Montenegro

OTP Bank on June 28 said it decided on a EUR 35 million capital raise at its CKB unit in Montenegro.

Volume of Retail Sales Decreased 4.7pct in First Four Months

The lasting decrease in the consumption expenditures of households is well reflected by how the volume of retail trade changes, too.

Asia in Focus – ITD Hungary, Joint Venture Association, Hungarian Foreign Economy Alliance Conference

On June 24, 2010, the HQ of Magyar Telekom turns into the brainstorming forum of trade and investment experts, and representatives of professional organizations, agencies and alliances.


International news sources report on Hungarian business and economics.

Real Earnings Grow 4.7 pct on January–April 2009

Average gross and net earnings in corporations employing at least five persons and in budgetary institutions increased 4.5pct and 10.9pct respectively on the same period of last year.

In April 2010, the Producer Price Level of Agricultural Products Decreased by 5.7pct

In April 2010 the producer price level of agricultural products decreased by 5.7pct compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

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