What’s New

New records in the manufacturing sentiment indicator

In the third quarter of 2017, a new record has been reached in the manufacturing sentiment indicator.

GDP growth picks up some pace

According to the preliminary data, the GDP was up 3.6 percent in the third quarter, a moderate acceleration compared to …

Healthy industrial growth returns

After the disappointing stagnation in July, industrial production grew by a year-on-year 6.8 percent in August, which supports the hopeful assessment …

Hungary has improved its competitiveness ranking


Hungary has improved 9 places, it is the 60th in the world and the 24th most competitive country in the EU according to WEF Competitiveness Index.

Industry: stagnation in July

Although a temporary dip in industrial activity during the summer has become a common feature in the recent years, the …

GDP: domestic use gathering pace amid disturbance in service exports

According to the second estimate, and in accordance with the preliminary estimate, GDP rose by a year-on-year 3.2 percent in …

Small enterprises are lagging behind in manufacturing industry

The most problematic factor of the Hungarian manufacturing industry is polarisation. The difference between small and large enterprises is statistically significant; large firms are in much better situation, while companies having less than 10 employees are operating in much worse circumstances.

GDP growth: decelerating but still not bad

According to the preliminary data, GDP was up 3.2 percent in the second quarter on an annual basis, a considerable …

Industrial growth decelerated in June, as expected

According to the preliminary data, industrial production grew by an unadjusted 4 percent in June year-on-year, while the working day …

Fading confidence in manufacturing

The confidence indicator is led by large companies while smaller ones are facing difficult problems.