Retail sales fell by an annual 5.6% in February, according to unadjusted data, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.
Consumer price inflation averaged an annual 3.7% in March, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said. Analysts forecast a rise of 3.8%. CPI rose by 0.7% month on month.
Hungary’s cash flow-based budget, excluding local councils, was 1,144.1 billion forints (EUR 3.2bn) at the end of March, the Finance Ministry said in a preliminary release of data.
Hungary sees Romania as one of its most important business partners, and has a vested interest in strengthening mutual cooperation, Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs and trade, said at the opening of a Hungarian-Romanian business forum in Budapest.
Economic cooperation has strengthened relations between Hungary and Romania “by way of several joint success stories”, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said. After meeting Romanian Minister of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Tourism Claudiu Năsui, Szijjártó told a joint press conference that ties between the two countries were determined by close inter-dependence. Romania is Hungary’s fourth most important […]
Hungary’s exports and imports both grew in February, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) confirmed in a first reading of data.
The number of remote and home office workers grew three-fold in Hungary in 2020, to 8.6% from 2.9% on average in the past decade, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.
Guest nights spent in Hungarian tourist accommodations in February fell by an annual 89.7% to 181,000, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.
Economic research institute Kopint-Tárki has raised its forecast for Hungary’s economic growth in 2021 to 4.5% from its December projection of 3.5%.
The forint weakened against the leading currencies on the interbank foreign exchange market on Monday morning.