- IEER Monthly Bulletin of Economic Trends
- IMF Survey March 2013: Lack of Growth Hampers Hungary’s Economy
- OECD Economic Surveys: Hungary 2014
- Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF’s 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to Hungary
- 2013 Investment Climate Statement - Hungary
- Investing Guide Hungary 2014
Between 3 and 6 June Portugal will be hosting a "Blue Week" in Lisbon also featuring a Blue Business Forum with B2B meetings, conferences, workshops and seminars. The Blue Business Forum will showcase leading research and innovation projects on topics including the extension of continental platform, bio marine technologies, blue energy, aquaculture and fishing, tourism, ports logistics and maritime transportation, etc. Read more about the event at the Blue Week site.
Hungarian oil and gas firm MOL Group will buy Ithaca Petroleum Norge (IPN) from Ithaca Energy, as a foray into the Norwegian market. IPN has a portfolio of 14 licences in the North Sea area of the Norwegian Continental Shelf. More...
- In January–February 2015, average earnings increased by 3.7% compared to the same period of the previous year. Download full report.
- More births and more deaths. Download full report of vital events.
- In February 2015, both the raw and calendar adjusted volumes of retail sales increased by 6.4% compared to the same period of the previous year. Download full report.
Hungary’s Poultry Product Council (PPC or BTT in Hungarian) argues the cabinet’s latest proposal to lower the VAT on pork to 5% from the current 27% next year lacks any sound professional reason. It has warned on Thursday that the measure would deliver a serious blow to the profitability of the poultry sector and put jobs at risk. More...
Hungary’s National Economy Ministry is proposing the government to lower the personal income tax rate to 15% from 16% in 2016, Economy Minister Mihály Varga told a press conference on Tuesday, after informing the presidency of the Fidesz-KDNP ruling coalition about the budget planning for next year. More...
From 1st May 2015 to 31st October 2015, Milan will host the Universal Exhibition EXPO 2015, whose central theme is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” with the presence of 145 Countries and the expected participation of 20 million visitors. - The European Commission seizes the occasion to organise a series of high‐level events in Milan for EU companies to meet and discuss business with companies coming from targeted Third Countries and Regions. Read the detailed programme of B2B events.
Representatives of thirteen business promotion organisations from China and Central and Eastern Europe attended the inaugural meeting of the China-CEE Business Council in Katowice, Poland. The Council will co-ordinate efforts to stimulate investment and technology cooperation and to balance the trade between the members, particularly at the level of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Hungary is represented in the Council by the HCCI. Read the full Press Release of the inaugural meeting.
Hungary’s banking tax will remain the highest in Europe even after the government honors its pledge to cut the levy, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday. More...
The auto manufacturing business in Hungary may be booming, but there is reason to be concerned about the shortage of skilled workers, according to car makers and suppliers who attended a national business development committee meeting yesterday, online news portal napi.hu reports. More...
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The Perak Government will use Hungary’s mobile water treatment unit to solve supply problems in times of disaster, particularly floods. More...