News

Kopint-Tárki ranked 1st in the analytical competition of the Hungarian National Bank and Reuters Hungary

Kopint-Tárki’s analyst team gave the most accurate forecasts in 2016.

Manufacturing: mixed outlooks

Current sentiment of the Hungarian manufacturing industry is ambivalent. According to their own sentiment evaluation, firms are feeling themself well and their outlook for the next 6 months is also looking good. The evaluation of the country’s current state and prospectives just as the production forecasts are also good.

Optimism is fading again the manufacturing industry

The current state of the Hungarian manufacturing industry is odd. On one hand the sentiment indicators reflect good mood – all indices based on the subjective assessment of the companies are on high levels. On the other hand other indicators that are relying on more objective factors are in declining.

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Kopint Commentary

Steep GDP growth in Q1

According to the preliminary data, Hungarian GDP grew by as 4.1% in the first quarter on an annual basis, a sharp improvement compared to the previous quarters.

Industry: spectacular upturn in March

According to the preliminary data, industrial production expanded by an unadjusted 12.8% in March on a year-on-year basis. The working …

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Research

No. 71, 2016 – Structural changes in public expenditures in the European Union since 2008 – with special regard to New Member States

This paper analyses the reasons for growing size and the change in the structure of public expenditures in the European Union since 2007, with special regard to the New Member States (NMS).

No. 69, 2005 – Thoughts on Hungarian Industrial Policy–adaptation and pathfinding

The Hungarian industrial policy of the future should be a competition and development oriented policy encompassing not only the industry itself, but also numerous segments of the economy.

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Kopint in the Press

Another setback in industrial growth

Following the spectacular growth in September (buttressed by a sizeable calendar effect), October brought another negative turn: industrial production decreased …

Kopint economists in Világgazdaság

Világgazdaság

Éva Palócz, Zoltán Ádám and Zoltán Matheika in business daily Világgazdaság

Éva Palócz also responded to the poll question of the journal ‘Külgazdaság’

The question of “How far do structural changes either occuring spontaneously or as a result of  the changing state regulation …

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