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All eyes on Mario Draghi this week

April 8, 2019, 8:00 am
Several key macroeconomic releases are in the pipeline in Hungary this week, but Tuesday’s inflation statistics will steal the show, partly because it may also have an impact on the forint exchange... 

Retail sales shift into higher gear in Hungary

April 3, 2019, 9:05 am
The volume of sales in Hungary’s retail shops grew sharply in February 2019, reaching 8.4% year on year, according to both raw and calendar-adjusted data. We seldom saw higher growth rates over the... 

Hungary KSH reveals wage data not published before

March 29, 2019, 10:48 am
As the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH) revised its methodology, the door opened to compare how much men and women earn, and the monthly reports also reveal from now on how much the different... 

Wage boom in Hungary continues

March 29, 2019, 9:24 am
Average gross earnings in Hungary amounted to HUF 343,500 in January 2019, and average net earnings without tax benefits reached HUF 228,400. Both were 10.6% higher in annual terms, the Central Statistical... 

Hungarian economy grows at breakneck speed

March 1, 2019, 9:00 am
The Central Statistical Office (KSH) has revised Hungary’s Q4 2018 GDP growth upwardly, along with the growth figures of the preceding quarters on Friday. As a result, the country’s fourth-quarter... 

Hungary posts roaring investment figures

February 28, 2019, 12:10 pm
The dynamic expansion of investments in the Hungary economy, which started in early 2017 continued in the fourth quarter of 2018: the volume of developments increased 17.7% year on year, the Central Statistical... 

Wages grow 11.3% in Hungary in 2018

February 21, 2019, 9:27 am
Wages in Hungary rose further in December, with annual growth coming to 11.3%, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Thursday. Real wages rose 8.3% as inflation remained relatively low last year.... 

Hungary January CPI flat, but there's a surprise

February 12, 2019, 10:01 am
Consumer prices in Hungary rose by 2.7% year on year in January 2019, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported on Tuesday. This matches the consensus forecast of analysts in a Portfolio poll therefore... 

Hungary foreign trade balance deteriorates further

January 9, 2019, 12:43 pm
Hungary posted nearly half a billion euros worth of foreign trade surplus in November 2018, according to preliminary data published by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Wednesday. The hefty surplus... 

Hungary retail sales growth hits 15-month low

January 7, 2019, 10:57 am
Retail sales grew by 5.2% year on year in Hungary in November 2018, according to preliminary data adjusted for calendar effects, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported on Monday. This marks a slowdown... 

Hungary wage explosion keeps up amidst painful inflation

December 20, 2018, 9:29 am
Salaries in the private sector grew more than 11% year-on-year in October, with wage growth in the entire economy not far behind, but the growth of real wages is slowing as inflation rises. Earnings... 

Hungary's construction sector maintains dandy performance

December 14, 2018, 9:57 am
Although the volume of Hungary’s construction output did not grow significantly in October, the 0.5% month-on-month increase kept the sector on a dynamic growth trajectory. The stock of orders likely... 

Hungary agriculture output up 3.1% in 2018

December 11, 2018, 11:26 am
The volume of output of agriculture grew by 3.1% in 2018, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Tuesday. The volume of crop products rose 1.8% according to the first preliminary data, while livestock... 

Hungary 3.1% November CPI shocks analysts (2)

December 11, 2018, 9:53 am
Consumer prices in Hungary were 3.1% higher on average in November 2018 than a year earlier, down from 3.8% in October, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Tuesday. Analysts anticipated a 3.4%... 

Hungary's economic growth is through the roof

December 5, 2018, 9:00 am
Hungary’s gross domestic product grew by 4.9% year on year (unadjusted) in the third quarter of 2018, according to the second estimate by the Central Statistical Office (KSH), versus the preliminary... 

Hungary records investment boom in third quarter

November 29, 2018, 9:19 am
The volume of investments in Hungary increased by 22% year on year in the third quarter of 2018, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported on Thursday. The significant growth was due to capacity-enlarging... 

Hungary's industrial production declines in September

November 13, 2018, 9:00 am
In harmony with the weaker industrial production data of Central and Eastern European countries and Germany in September, Hungary’s industry also hit the breaks in the first autumn months. According... 

Hungary foreign trade surplus plummets

November 5, 2018, 9:05 am
Hungary recorded a foreign trade surplus of 31 million euros in August 2018, versus an estimated EUR 51 mn. This means that the country’s foreign trade surplus has practically melted away by the... 

Inflation slows Hungary real wage growth in August

October 19, 2018, 9:23 am
Although salaries in the private sector continue to grow dynamically in Hungary, the growth of real wages has slowed as inflation climbed to a 5.5-year high. Earnings in the private sector grew 11.4%... 

Hungary's economic growth larger than expected

October 2, 2018, 10:33 am
Hungary’s gross domestic production was 0.1% higher both in the first and second quarters of 2018 than what the Central Statistical Office (KSH) made account of in its preliminary release. The stats... 
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