Eurofound has published its 2018 working life report for Hungary, with the contribution of Kopint-Tárki. The report describes the main …
The new Eurofound report about working life developments in Hungary in the third quarter of 2018, prepared with the contribution …
In the third quarter of 2017, a new record has been reached in the manufacturing sentiment indicator.
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.
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.
The confidence indicator is led by large companies while smaller ones are facing difficult problems.
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.
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.
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.
Following the spectacular growth in September (buttressed by a sizeable calendar effect), October brought another negative turn: industrial production decreased …