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Government announces new ‘economy protection plan’

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Economic analysts give basically positive assessments of the government’s economic action plan which is intended to prolong fast growth. Some do not expect it to produce significant novelties. READ MORE

Hungarian growth rate first in Europe

Friday, May 17th, 2019

A left-wing commentator thinks that Hungary’s fast growth rate cannot be sustained. Pro-government columnists find such pessimism ungrounded and politically motivated. READ MORE

May 1 celebrations without critical mass

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

A left-wing commentator accuses the government of ignoring the needs of poor Hungarians. A pro-government columnist thinks that the government has done much more for Hungarian employees than left-wing governments. READ MORE

Weaker Forint may counterbalance steep wage hikes

Friday, April 19th, 2019

An analyst writing for the leading online business news site believes that growing productivity and the weakening Forint may help Hungary avoid a ‘wage hike catastrophe’. READ MORE

Hungary’s construction sector at full steam

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

A pro-government columnist comments on the exceptional expansion of the construction sector, and praises the government for boosting the economy. He adds that Hungarian growth may be sturdy enough to continue even if the country gets less EU funding. READ MORE

PM’s competitiveness plans

Friday, March 1st, 2019

A pro-government columnist welcomes PM Orbán’s plan to make Hungary one of the five most competitive countries in Europe. READ MORE

Standard & Poor’s upgrades Hungary

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

A pro-government commentator interprets Hungary’s upgrade as acknowledgement of the government’s good performance. His left-wing counterpart downplays the importance of the credit rating. READ MORE

Hungarian growth model praised

Monday, January 28th, 2019

A pro-government analyst points out that tax revenues are increasing fast, which he attributes to the government’s economic policy, and most importantly, to tax cuts. READ MORE

Speculations about a potential ‘Huxlit’ dismissed

Friday, December 28th, 2018

A liberal commentator dismisses what he calls ‘left-wing fake news’ that the government has begun Hungary’s exit from the EU by repealing several bilateral trade treaties. READ MORE

Moody’s keeps Hungarian credit rating unchanged

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

A conservative economist criticizes the credit rating company Moody’s for not upgrading Hungary’s rating. A left-wing commentator explains Moody’s decision with the still high volume of public debt. READ MORE