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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.

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 …

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Kopint Commentary

GDP: sluggish growth in the fourth quarter

According to the preliminary data, GDP rose at an unadjusted rate of 1.6% year-on-year, a disappointment relative to the expectations …

Industry: an unexpectional December ends a disappointing 2016

On a yearly average, industrial production rose by an insubstantial 0.9 in 2016%, which was way below what was expected …

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Research

Structural changes in public expenditures in the European Union since 2008 – with special regard to New Member States

by Éva Palócz – Zoltán Matheika -Péter Vakhal: This paper analyses the reasons for growing size and the change in …

Zoltan Adam: The fight against unemployment: The case of Hungary

Kopint-Tarki_Discussion Papers

The paper, prepared with the support of the International Visegrad Fund, discusses labor market developments and related policies in Hungary since the early 1990s.

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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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