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Weeklies on the solidity of the position of the Hungarian government

Monday, October 30th, 2023

Opinions sharply diverge on the issue as well was on the chances of the opposition to win an election in the foreseeable future. READ MORE

Left-wing author dismisses plans to catch up with the EU average as unrealistic

Friday, September 8th, 2023

A left-wing historian who lives in California suggests that the Hungarian government is chasing a mirage with its economic policies. READ MORE

Hungary in slight recession

Tuesday, September 5th, 2023

As the GDP has been slowly shrinking for the fourth consecutive quarter, a business analyst lists five reasons that caused Hungary’s longest recession since 1996. READ MORE

Hungary in slight recession for a full year

Friday, August 18th, 2023

A liberal analyst paints a mixed picture of the state of the Hungarian economy, with positive alongside negative developments. READ MORE

Inflation hits 24.5 percent in December

Saturday, January 21st, 2023

As year-on-year inflation breaks another record, economists wonder if rapidly rising prices have any potential benefit. READ MORE

Fears of recession

Tuesday, September 27th, 2022

A leading economic analyst fears that the combination of rapidly growing inflation, high energy prices and an economic slowdown in Germany may cause a deep recession in Hungary as well. READ MORE

Inflation higher, growth rate lower than expected

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

Economists across the political spectrum investigate the causes and possible remedies of soaring inflation. READ MORE

Dispute over Hungary’s economic outlook

Saturday, December 11th, 2021

A left-wing commentator fears that the government’s spending policies will further fuel already rampant inflation. A pro-government analyst quotes two independent analyses to justify his confidence that Hungarian growth will skyrocket. READ MORE

National Bank’s rate hikes deemed necessary

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

An independent economist welcomes the National Bank’s base interest rate hikes and the announcement of incremental tapering. He believes that returning to more orthodox monetary measures will help Hungary prepare for future financial turmoil. READ MORE

GDP growth exceeds expectations

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

A pro-government commentator believes that Hungary’s 17.9 per cent growth rate vindicates the government’s economic policy. The leading online business journal suspects that fast growth may necessitate further interest rate hikes by the National Bank. READ MORE